Wrote "The Biggest Thief in Town", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Scenic / Lighting Design by Leo Kerz
. Costume Design by Eleanor Goldsmith
. Directed by Herman Shumlin
. Mansfield Theatre: 30 Mar 1949-9 Apr 1949 (13 performances). Cast: Walter Abel
(as "Dr. Jay Stewart"), Russ Brown, Charity Grace, William J. Kelly, Alexander ...
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[February 1940] If they say to us, "We must fight this war to preserve democracy", let us say to them, "There is no such thing as democracy in time of war. It is a lie, a deliberate deception to lead us to our own destruction. We will not die in order that our children may inherit a permanent military dictatorship".
Was finally honored with an Oscar for the screenplay of Roman Holiday
(1953) in 1993, sixteen years after his death. Unable to write under his own name during the blacklist, Trumbo used "fronts" during the 1950s, the years in which, ironically, he wrote his best scripts. For Roman Holiday
(1953), Trumbo used his friend Ian McLellan Hunter
as a front. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences ...