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Dalton Trumbo

Author, Screenwriter (9-Dec-1905 — 10-Sep-1976)


Bruce Cook. Dalton Trumbo: A Biography of the Oscar-winning Screenwriter Who Broke the Hollywood Blacklist. New York: Scribner's. 1977. 343pp.

Peter Hanson. Dalton Trumbo, Hollywood Rebel: A Critical Survey and Filmography. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company. 2001. 249pp.

Gordon Kahn. Hollywood on Trial: The Story of the Ten Who Were Indicted. New York: Boni & Gaer. 1948. 229pp. The ten are: Alvah Bessie, Lester Cole, John Howard Lawson, Dalton Trumbo, Ring Lardner, Jr., Herbert Biberman, Adrian Scott, Samuel Ornitz, Albert Maltz, and Edward Dmytryk.

Helen Manfull (editor). Additional Dialogue: Letters of Dalton Trumbo, 1942-1962. New York: M.Evans and Co.. 1970. 576pp.


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  7. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.709)

  8. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1409)

  9. Contemporary Novelists (pp.1254-56)

  10. Twentieth Century Authors (p.1422)

  11. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.542)

  12. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.1048)

  13. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.740)

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