The Front Movie Review 1976

Information and Film Reviews for The Front the Movie

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Woody is the bookmaker who becomes a "front" for blacklisted writers during the communist witch hunts of the 1950s in this satire comedy. The scriptwriter and several of the performers suffered blacklisting themselves during the Cold War. Based more or less on a true story.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 95 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Satire & Parody, Period Piece: 1950s
Screenplay
Walter Bernstein
Cast
Woody Allen, Zero Mostel, Herschel Bernardi, Michael Murphy, Danny Aiello, Andrea Marcovicci
Cinematography
Michael Chapman
Director
Martin Ritt
Music
Dave Grusin
Producer
Columbia Pictures

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