Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo❰Download❯ ➹ Dalton Trumbo Author Larry Ceplair – Oaklandjobs.co.uk 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 Activiti James Dalton Trumbo 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 uestions about his prior involvement with the Communist Party Trumbo sacrificed a successful career in Hollywood to stand up for his rights and defend political freedomIn Dalton Trumbo authors Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo present thier extensive research on the famed writer detailing his work his membership in the Communist Party his long campaign against censorship during the domestic cold war his ten month prison sentence for contempt of Congress and his thirteen year struggle to break the blacklistThe blacklist ended for Trumbo in when he received screen credits for Exodus and Spartacus Just before his death he received a long delayed Academy Award for The Brave One and in he was posthumously given an Academy Award for Roman Holiday This comprehensive biography provides insights into the many notable people with whom Trumbo worked including Stanley Kubrick Otto Preminger and Kirk Douglas and offers a fascinating look at the life of one of Hollywood's most prominent screenwriters and his battle against persecution. Well researched and written even handed in its treatment of Trumbo this is a gold standard for biographies A must read for those interested in the Hollywood blacklist and a great read for writers in general as it outlines Trumbo's processes for writing in addition to examining his politics Very in depth to the point of dragging but well researched Excellent book very interesting and well written I read half the 1st half was uite interesting Then getting into all of the extreme details of political saga bored me I found myself skimming so I knew I would better spend my time on a book I was intoBut I found it interesting and look forward to the movie to be released later this year This is a wonderful biography about an iconic screenwriter caught up in the witch hunt to identify communist in the motion picture business Highly Recommended

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  • Hardcover
  • 716 pages
  • Dalton Trumbo
  • Larry Ceplair
  • English
  • 11 July 2015
  • 9780813146805