The ‘Hollywood Godfather’ you’ve never heard of

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You’ve probably never heard of Billy Wilkerson, but he had a huge influence on Hollywood. He started the blacklist during the Red Scare, and there might not have been a Clark Gable without him.

Image of Hollywood Godfather: The Life and Crimes of Billy Wilkerson courtesy of Chicago Review Press (September 4, 2018).


Madeleine Brand

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