The Arrangement, John & Mary


Fifth Estate # 97, January 22-February 4, 1970

Newsreel-ARM — Hollywood began to appreciate some years ago that the vision of life it was projecting for the people was increasingly irrelevant to their lives and uninteresting. It was a basic marketing problem—how to catch up with a broad …

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Vietnam North: Peoples’ War


Fifth Estate # 93, November 27-December 10, 1969

At the outset, I would like to try to allay anyone’s concern about bias in a member of the Newsreel reviewing a Newsreel film. Clearly, I am not objective. I am partisan. So I would like to make clear the …

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Medium Cool


Fifth Estate # 92, November 13-26, 1969

Review of “Medium Cool,” written, directed and photographed by Haskell Wexler, starring John Forster and Verna Bloom.

“Here is the incredible story


Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

The interview originated with a long-distance telephone call from Los Angeles to the office of the Fifth Estate the day of the Oct. 15 Moratorium. The operator wanted “whoever writes about movies.” There wasn’t anybody else in the office, so …

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