Hollywood blacklisted my father Dalton Trumbo: now I’m proud they’ve put him on screen | Film | The Guardian

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"Trumbo" starring Diane Lane, Bryan Cranston and Helen Mirren, brings back Black Lists and McCarthyism.

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[Editor’s note: In celebration of the holidays, we’re spending the next two Tuesdays by counting down the top 12 Flavorwire features of 2012. This post, at #8, was originally published …

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Dalton Trumbo's "Johnny Got His Gun." Trumbo's a fascinating story in his own right, one of the Hollywood Ten, screenwriters and filmmakers blacklisted in the 1950s for communist leanings. "Johnny Got His Gun" got Trumbo in trouble!

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Metallica - One [Official Music Video] Now the world is gone i'm just one Oh god help me Hold my breath as i wish for death Oh please god help me Darkness imprisoning me All that i see Absolute horror I cannot live I cannot die Trapped in myself Body my holding cell

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"Spartacus" (1960). COUNTRY: United States. DIRECTOR: Stanley Kubrick. SCREENWRITER: Dalton Trumbo (Novel: Howard Fast). CAST: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Laurence Olivier, Peter Ustinov, Charles Laughton, Jean Simmons, John Gavin, Nina Foch, Herbert Lom, John Ireland, John Dall, Charles McGraw, Joanna Barnes, Harold J. Stone, Woody Strode, Peter Brocco, Paul Lambert, Nick Dennis

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Dalton Trumbo, Writer: Spartacus. Dalton Trumbo, the Oscar-winning screenwriter, arguably the most talented, most famous of the blacklisted film professionals known to history as the Hollywood 10, was born in Montrose, Colorado to Orus Trumbo and his wife, the former Maud Tillery. Dalton Trumbo was raised at 1124 Gunnison Ave. in Grand Junction, Colorado, where his parents moved in 1908. His father, Orus, worked in a shoe store. ...

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