Richard Macaulay

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Richard Macaulay (1909-1969) was an American screenwriter. He wrote a number of films with Jerry Wald while under contract to Warner Bros.

He was a noted anti-Communist and was a member of the Motion Picture Alliance for the Preservation of American Ideals. He testified to Congress in 1947 and gave names of writers in the Writers Guild who he believed were communists.[1]

He was survived by a wife and two daughters.[2]

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  1. ^ By SAMUEL A TOWER Special to The New York Times. (1947, Oct 24). Hollywood communists 'militant,' but small in number, stars testify. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from
  2. ^ Richard macaulay, 60, dies; wrote movie and TV scripts. (1969, Sep 20). New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from

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