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Dalton Trumbo

by Bruce Cook

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Scribner in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976,
    • Authors, American -- 20th century -- Biography,
    • Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography,
    • Motion picture authorship

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bruce Cook.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3539.R928 Z62
      The Physical Object
      Pagination343 p., [8] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4899007M
      ISBN 100684147505
      LC Control Number76042141

        Kirk Douglas’ fascinating book I Am Spartacus recounts the whole period and goes into detail about how the blacklist affected the movie and ultimately resulted in his decision to use Trumbo.   Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical User Review - Book Verdict. Blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo (–76) is given due credit in this extensive if somewhat bloated biography coauthored by Ceplair (The Marxist and the Movies) and Trumbo's son, the late.

        James Dalton Trumbo was born in Montrose, Colorado on December 5, and grew up in the nearby town of Grand Junction. His father, Orus, was hardworking but struggled to achieve financial stability. Orus and Maud Trumbo often had difficulty supporting Dalton and his : Heather Michon. In , Trumbo personally invited the FBI to his house to turn over the names of people who had asked him for copies of the novel.. Hollywood propaganda. Trumbo was a member of the Communist Party of the USA (CPUSA) throughout the s and '50s. He was no friend of free speech. He wrote to Herbert Biberman, a fellow Communist screenwriter, that "whenever a book or play or film is produced.

      Eclipse is the debut novel of Dalton Trumbo first published in The novel is about a town and its people written in the social realist style. The town, which Trumbo calls "Shale City," was modeled on Grand Junction, Colorado, where Trumbo lived from until he left for the University of Colorado in Trumbo's daughter Nikola writes in a foreword to a new edition of Eclipse that.   Christopher Trumbo (—), the son of Dalton and Cleo Trumbo, was a television writer, screenwriter, and author of the play Trumbo: Red, White and Blacklisted. Editorial Reviews "Dalton Trumbo is a compellingly odd footnote in the tangled Brand: University Press of Kentucky.


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Trumbo wrote, or co-wrote, well over 50 produced screenplays.