Reviewed by George Basler In the late 1940s and 1950s, Dalton Trumbo went from being one of the highest paid and most respected screenwriters in Hollywood to being a social and political pariah. The reason was the Hollywood blacklist, which banned actors and writers with Communist, or even leftist, leanings from working in the movie business. Trumbo, who wrote such films as Spartacus, Roman Holiday and Exodus, was a member of the Communist Party from 1943 to 1948. He became a prime target when he defied the House Un-American...
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