By Larry Ceplair,Christopher Trumbo
James Dalton Trumbo (1905--1976) is widely known for his paintings as a screenwriter, playwright, and writer, yet he's additionally remembered as one of many Hollywood Ten who hostile the home Un-American actions Committee. Refusing to respond to questions on his earlier involvement with the Communist celebration, Trumbo sacrificed a profitable occupation in Hollywood to face up for his rights and guard political freedom.
In Dalton Trumbo, authors Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo current their huge examine at the famed author, detailing his paintings, his club within the Communist social gathering, his lengthy crusade opposed to censorship through the household chilly battle, his ten-month legal sentence for contempt of Congress, and his thirteen-year fight to damage the blacklist.
The blacklist ended for Trumbo in 1960, whilst he bought reveal credit for Exodus and Spartacus. prior to his demise, he acquired a long-delayed Academy Award for The courageous One, and in 1993, he was once posthumously given an Academy Award for Roman Holiday (1953). This accomplished biography presents insights into the various extraordinary individuals with whom Trumbo labored, together with Stanley Kubrick, Otto Preminger, and Kirk Douglas, and provides a desirable examine the lifetime of one in all Hollywood's so much well-known screenwriters and his conflict opposed to persecution.
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