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Stories with person: Diane Lane
  • Review: Cranston commands as blacklisted writer in 'Trumbo' 
    Updated: Nov-02-15 9:42 am

    Sitting in a bathtub with a pen in one hand and glass of whiskey in the other, a long cigarette holder dangling beneath his wiry moustache, Dalton Trumbo wrote countless Hollywood screenplays. From B-movies to Oscar winners, he remained prolific throughout his career, even during the 13 years he was blacklisted by the movie business for being a communist. He went to prison for holding fast to his ideals - that Americans have the right to believe as they please without retribution from the government - and upon his release, he worked constantly and defiantly, but at significant personal and professional cost.