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Dalton Trumbo : Blacklisted Hollywood Radical.

Author: Larry Ceplair; Christopher Trumbo
Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2015.
Series: Screen Classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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James Dalton Trumbo (1905--1976) is widely recognized for his work as a screenwriter, playwright, and author, but he is also remembered as one of the Hollywood Ten who opposed the House Un-American Activities Committee. Refusing to answer questions about his prior involvement with the Communist Party, Trumbo sacrificed a successful career in Hollywood to stand up for his rights and defend political freedom. In  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
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Ceplair, Larry.
Dalton Trumbo : Blacklisted Hollywood Radical.
Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015
Named Person: Dalton Trumbo; Dalton Trumbo; Dalton Trumbo
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Ceplair; Christopher Trumbo
ISBN: 9780813146829 0813146828 9780813146812 081314681X 9780813146805 0813146801 1322457565 9781322457567
OCLC Number: 898101134
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (717 pages).
Contents: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1. Under the Western Skies; 2. Baking Bread and Writing in Los Angeles; 3. Playing the Studio Game and Organizing Guilds; 4. Marriage and Johnny Got His Gun; 5. From B Films to A Films; 6. Money, Politics, and War; 7. Into the Communist Party; 8. Trumbo's Antifascist Persuasion; 9. The 1947 Hearings of the Committee on Un-American Activities; 10. Blacklisted, Indicted, Convicted; 11. The Time of the Toad; 12. Incarceration and Drift; 13. Oh, Oh, Mexico; 14. Negotiating the Black Market, Working with the King Brothers. 15. From the Communist Party to the New Left16. Blacklist and Black-Market Politics; 17. Using and Revealing Robert Rich; 18. Spartacus; 19. Exodus and the Credit Announcements; 20. Back on the Screen; 21. Hawaii and The Sandpiper; 22. The Fixer and the Laurel Award; 23. Johnny Got His Gun --
The Movie: Preproduction; 24. Johnny Got His Gun --
The Movie: Principal Photography and Editing; 25. Johnny Got His Gun --
The Movie: Distribution and Exhibition; 26. The Final Years; 27. Postmortem; Acknowledgments; Appendix; Chronology; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Screen Classics.

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