Dalton Trumbo

Dalton Trumbo - Slick Cat Books

December 9, 1905 -September 10, 1976
American screenwriter, film director, playwright, essayist and novelist
His books include "Eclipse", "Johnny Got His Gun" and "The Time of the Toad"
His screenplays include "Roman Holiday", "The Brave One", Spartacus", "Exodus", "Johnny Got His Gun" and "Papillon"
Was one of the Hollywood Ten who were blacklisted by Hollywood for refusing to testify against others accused of being communists
Two of his screenplays which were uncredited won Academy Awards for Best Story: "Roman Holiday" in 1953 and "The Brave One" in 1956


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