Nominated for 2 Oscars.
Another 2 wins & 3 nominations.
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(as John B. Sherry)
(screenplay - originally uncredited)
John B. Sherry
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[on Dalton Trumbo
] There is no question that [he] had talent for much greater literary work than the film work that he produced. The reason he never did what he could have done was this obsession of his with making money and living in a grand manner. I never knew what made it necessary for him to have both a house on Beverly Drive and a ranch that he had to build a road to get to.
In 1938, his story "The Happiest Man on Earth" (published in Harper's Magazine) won 1st place in the O. Henry Awards.