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The Front


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MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Comedy Drama
Director: Martin Ritt

In the 1950s, restaurant cashier Howard Prince is apathetic toward the politics around him. When a blacklisted screenwriter asks Howard to sell a script under his own name, Howard sees an opportunity to make a profit and becomes a ''front'' for several blacklisted writers. But after he witnesses the social destruction of a comedian, Howard sees the corruption of McCarthyism and decides to do something to make a difference.

Cast :

  • Woody Allen
  • Howard Prince
  • Zero Mostel
  • Hecky Brown
  • Herschel Bernardi
  • Phil Sussman
  • Michael Murphy
  • Alfred Miller
  • Andrea Marcovicci
  • Florence Barrett
  • Remak Ramsay
  • Hennessey
  • Marvin Lichterman
  • Myer Prince
  • Lloyd Gough
  • Delaney
  • David Margulies
  • Phelps
  • Joshua Shelley
  • Sam
  • Danny Aiello
  • Danny LaGattuta
  • Scott McKay
  • Hampton
  • Julie Garfield
  • Margo
  • Charles Kimbrough
  • Committee Counselor
  • Josef Sommer
  • Committee Chairman
Producers :
Martin Ritt
Writers :

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