[Marxism] Did World War Two end the Great Depression?

Les Schaffer schaffer at optonline.net
Sat Sep 24 21:03:59 MDT 2011

On 9/24/2011 8:10 PM, Louis Proyect wrote:
> Comment on my article from Manuel Garcia Jr.:
> War keynesianism had a Film Noir Period postwar recess, with a 
> recession during 1946-1949 during the short period of WW2 
> demobilization, prior to its reactivation for the Korean War, and 
> continuing thereafter.

just saw for the first time an amazing film noir from 1947: Out of the 
Past. as i was watching it, i couldnt help but wonder if it was written 
by a blacklisted author, as i couldnt connect the dark mood with what i 
had imagined the post war euphoria must have been like.

turns out the film was scripted by the blacklisted author Daniel 
Mainwaring. the best noir i've ever seen, though i don't really care for 
the femme fatale shtick. however, i cant find anything on the web about 
Mainwaring and why he was blacklisted in the first place.


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