Geoffry Brown as Jackson Pollack

Table of Contents:

Full text Monologues are below table of contents.

Oliver Smith: He joins the arts commune in Brooklyn Heights that includes W.H. Auden, Gypsy Rose Lee, Benjamin Britten, Carson McCullers, Salvador Dali, and Paul Bowles.

Alfred Loomis: The Wall Street tycoon dedicates his secret lab to winning World War II.

Propaganda: George Stevens Jr., the son of a director, reviews the results of five top Hollywood directors who are drafted to produce documentaries to inspire the G.I.'s in World War II.

George and Hedy: During World War II, the US Navy refuses to believe composer George Antheil and actress Hedy Lamarr have actually invented a device that will revolutionize torpedo guidance.

My Little Dog Fala: Franklin D. Roosevelt makes his fourth run for the Presidency.

Harold Norse: The poet is at the heart of the NYC gay literary community from 1937 to 1954.

Bill Mauldin: The cartoonist goes up against General Patton, John Huston, and Joe McCarthy.

Preston Sturges: The rise and fall of Hollywood's Golden Boy.

Robert Oppenheimer: The boss of the development of the atomic bomb opposes building a hydrogen bomb.

Henry Luce: Mary Bancroft, a witty liberal gadfly, enjoys sparring with the publisher of Time-Life-Fortune.

The Ben Hecht Show: The American reporter, playwright, and screenwriter turns to Palestinian politics and is blacklisted.

Norman Lloyd: The actor talks about his work with Eva Le Gallienne, Orson Welles, Jean Renoir, Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin, and on "St. Elsewhere."

Alger Hiss: He defends himself against Whittaker Chambers and Richard Nixon on the charge of being a Soviet spy.

Salka Viertel: She mothers many famous emigres in Hollywood during World War II but afterwards runs afoul of the House UnAmerican Affairs Committee.

Dashiell Hammett on the Pinkertons: A former "Pinkerton operative" investigates the history of the agency.

Margaret Sanger: In the 1950s, the birth-control advocate fights for adoption of "the pill."

Jack the Dripper: Jackson Pollack paints one of his famous drip paintings as Tony Smith narrates the story of his life.

Oliver Smith.pdf
Alfred Loomis.pdf
George Stevens Jr.pdf
George Antheil and Hedy.pdf
My LIttle Dog Fala (FDR).pdf
Harold Norse.pdf
Bill Mauldin.pdf
Preston Sturges.pdf
Robert Oppenheimer.pdf
Henry Luce.pdf
Ben Hecht.pdf
Norman Lloyd and the Geniuses.pdf
Alger Hiss.pdf
Salka Viertel.pdf
The Pinkertons.pdf
Margaret Sanger.pdf
Jack the Dripper (Jackson Pollack)pdf.pdf