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Dalton Trumbo

Knowledge Identifier: +Dalton_Trumbo


Dalton Trumbo

American screenwriter and novelist add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1905.

Countries: United States (43%), California (17%), United Kingdom (13%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Bryan Cranston, Communist Party USA, Soviet Union

Linked to: Communist Party USA, Grand Junction High School, University of Colorado at Boulder, Soviet Union




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Dalton Trumbo was born in 1905 add something


Trumbo - Trumbo was born in Montrose, Colorado, the son of Maud and Orus Bonham Trumbo, and his family moved to Grand Junction, Colorado in 1908 add something


She was born in Fresno on July 17, 1916, and later moved with her divorced mother and her brother and sister to Los Angeles add something


In 1934 he became managing editor of the Hollywood Spectator and joined Warner Brothers add something


In 1934, he became a reader in the story department at Warner Brothers studio add something


After the outbreak of World War II in 1939, American communists argued that the United States should not get involved in the war on the side of the United Kingdom, since the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact of nonaggression meant that the Soviet Union was at peace with Germany add something


Trumbo aligned himself with the Communist Party USA before the 1940s, although he did not join the party until 1943 add something


", "The New York Times", 1940-02-14, page 25 add something


In 1941, Trumbo wrote a novel "The Remarkable Andrew", in which, in one scene, the ghost of Andrew Jackson appears in order to caution the United States not to get involved in the war add something


Shortly after the 1941 German invasion of the Soviet Union, Trumbo and his publisher decided to suspend reprinting of "Johnny Got His Gun" until the end of the war add something


Trumbo was a member of the Communist Party USA from 1943 until 1948 add something


As one of the Hollywood Ten, he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947 during the committee's investigation of Communist influences in the motion picture industry add something


During the McCarthy Era in 1947, when US Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin claimed that the federal government and other institutions were riddled with Communists, the US House began hearings about purported communist influence in Hollywood add something


Lois Nettleton - A life member of The Actors Studio, Nettleton made her Broadway debut in the 1949 production of Dalton Trumbo's play, "The Biggest Thief in Town" using the name "Lydia Scott


In 1950, Dalton served 11 months in prison as punishment for the contempt conviction, in the federal penitentiary in Ashland, Kentucky add something


Millard Kaufman - In 1950, Kaufman lent his name to screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, who had been blacklisted after investigation by the House Un-American Activities Committee, for the screenplay for "Gun Crazy"


Exodus - With the support of Otto Preminger, Trumbo was credited for his screenplay for the 1960 film "Exodus", adapted from the novel by Leon Uris add something


Blacklisting effectively ended in 1960 when it lost credibility add something


John Berry (film director) - The blacklist was broken in 1960 with the release of two films written by blacklisted Hollywood Ten member Dalton Trumbo, "Exodus" and "Spartacus", which gave Trumbo his first screen credits since being blackballed by Hollywood


In 1971, Trumbo directed the film adaptation of his novel "Johnny Got His Gun", which starred Timothy Bottoms, Diane Varsi, Jason Robards and Donald Sutherland add something


Marsha Hunt (actress) - In 1971, she would appear in a movie written by fellow blacklist member, Dalton Trumbo , in the movie "Johnny Got His Gun", playing the mother of Timothy Bottoms


In 1975, the Academy officially recognized Trumbo as the winner and presented him with a statuette add something


The Brave One (1956 film) - The writer was originally credited as Robert Rich, the nephew of the King Brothers and a pseudonym used by Dalton Trumbo, who was not presented with the Academy Award until 1975, was blacklisted as one of the Hollywood Ten in 1947 after he refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee

Dalton Trumbo died in 1976 add something


Dalton Trumbo died in Los Angeles of a heart attack at the age of 70 on September 10, 1976 add something


It was not until 1992 that Trumbo's role was revealed add something


Roman Holiday - In 1993, Trumbo was posthumously awarded the Academy award for writing "Roman Holiday" add something


Darkness at Noon - According to Kenneth Lloyd Billingsley in an article published in 2000, the Communists considered Koestler's novel important enough to prevent its being adapted for movies; the writer Dalton Trumbo "bragged" about his success in that to the newspaper "The Worker"


His son Christopher Trumbo wrote a play based on his letters during the period of the blacklist, entitled "Red, White and Blacklisted" , produced in New York in 2003 add something


A documentary about Dalton Trumbo called "Trumbo" was produced in 2007 incorporating elements of the play as well as footage of Dalton Trumbo and a panoply of interviews add something


Cleo Trumbo died of natural causes at the age of 93 on October 9, 2009, in the Bay Area city of Los Altos add something


On December 19, 2011, The Writers Guild of America announced that Trumbo will get full credit for his work on the screenplay of the 1953 romantic comedy "Roman Holiday", sixty years after the fact add something


In September of 2013, it was announced that actor Bryan Cranston would be playing Trumbo in a biopic about the screenwriter add something


In September 2013, it was announced that actor Bryan Cranston would be playing Trumbo in a biopic about the screenwriter add something


Actor Bryan Cranston played Trumbo in an eponymous 2015 biopic directed by Jay Roach add something


The film "Trumbo", based on his life, was released in November 2015 add something