Season 1, Episode 6 Attack of the Small Screens

First Aired: December 6, 2010

"Attack of the Small Screens" examines 1950-60 and the impact of television on the movie business and how film execs fought back. Also: the effect of the Hollywood blacklist of Communist Party sympathizers and the introduction of a new breed of screen icon, including James Dean, Marlon Brando and Marilyn Monroe.

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  • Premiered: November 1, 2010
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  • Premise: A seven-part study of the Hollywood film industry from the 1890s to 1970. (more)

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