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Bad Moon Rising: A Clifford Odets Revival, Limply Written, Hits the Stage

Clifford Odets was one of the theater’s leading voices of left-wing political socialism in the years between the Depression and World War II and a card-carrying Communist who was called before the infamous House of Un-American Activities Committee in 1952, when he named his friend Elia Kazan, an action that tortured him until he died prematurely in 1963 at age 57. 1,265 more words

Luise, Clifford and a Rocket to the Moon

It was exactly 78 years ago today (8th January) that Luise married the playwright Clifford Odets in a small affair at their home in Brentwood Hills, LA. 976 more words