Film Video Art

Download Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical (Screen by Larry Ceplair,Christopher Trumbo PDF

By Larry Ceplair,Christopher Trumbo

James Dalton Trumbo (1905--1976) is well known for his paintings as a screenwriter, playwright, and writer, yet he's additionally remembered as one of many Hollywood Ten who antagonistic the home Un-American actions Committee. Refusing to reply to questions about his earlier involvement with the Communist occasion, Trumbo sacrificed a winning profession in Hollywood to face up for his rights and safeguard political freedom.

In Dalton Trumbo, authors Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo current their broad study at the famed author, detailing his paintings, his club within the Communist occasion, his lengthy crusade opposed to censorship throughout the family chilly struggle, his ten-month felony sentence for contempt of Congress, and his thirteen-year fight to wreck the blacklist.

The blacklist ended for Trumbo in 1960, whilst he acquired monitor credit for Exodus and Spartacus. prior to his demise, he obtained a long-delayed Academy Award for The courageous One, and in 1993, he used to be posthumously given an Academy Award for Roman Holiday (1953). This accomplished biography presents insights into the various impressive individuals with whom Trumbo labored, together with Stanley Kubrick, Otto Preminger, and Kirk Douglas, and provides a desirable examine the lifetime of considered one of Hollywood's such a lot renowned screenwriters and his conflict opposed to persecution.

Show description

Read or Download Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical (Screen Classics) PDF

Similar film & video art books

Filming the Fantastic: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography: A Guide to Visual Effects Cinematography

Do not waste necessary time and finances solving your photos in submit! Shoot the consequences you will have successfully and creatively the 1st time. This full-color step-by step advisor to visible results cinematography empowers you to devise out and execute visible results pictures on the cheap, with out falling into the typical pitfall of utilizing high-end special effects to "fix it in post,?

Irene Manning: The Rebellious Prima Donna

Who used to be Irene Manning? She was once a gorgeous, gifted, wilful, and rebellious girl who played in each box of leisure . inside this musical biography is printed her thirty-two yr friendship with the writer, Gene Arceri. She informed for Grand Opera, yet turned a celeb in musical comedy on Broadway, London and films, starring contrary James Cagney, Humphrey Bogart, and Dennis Morgan.

Teaching Transnational Cinema: Politics and Pedagogy (AFI Film Readers)

This selection of essays deals a pioneering research of the political and conceptual complexities of training transnational cinema in collage school rooms worldwide. of their exploration of a variety of motion pictures from various nationwide and local contexts, participants examine the sensible and pedagogical demanding situations of educating approximately immigrant identities, transnational encounters, foreignness, cosmopolitanism and citizenship, terrorism, border politics, legality and race.

American Stranger: Modernisms, Hollywood, and the Cinema of Nicholas Ray (SUNY series, Horizons of Cinema)

Reconstructs how Ray grew to become a “rebel auteur” in cinema tradition. How does cinema tradition think one in every of its favourite figures, the insurgent? The attractiveness of the yankee director Nicholas Ray offers a very remarkable instance. most renowned for insurgent and not using a reason, Ray has in view that been canonized as a “rebel auteur” and celebrated for looking a private imaginative and prescient and signature kind below the economic pressures of Classical Hollywood in the course of its overdue studio interval.

Additional resources for Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical (Screen Classics)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.85 of 5 – based on 17 votes