Wrote source material (novel) for "Washington Jitters", produced on Broadway. Comedy. Written by John Boruff
and Walter Hart
. Directed by Walter Hart and Worthington Miner
. Guild Theatre: 2 May 1938-May 1938 (closing date unknown/24 performances). Cast: Dorothy Brackett (as "Tourist" / "Jenny Bronson"), Norma Chambers (as "...
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[1970, when accepting the Screen Writers Guild Laurel Award] The blacklist was a time of evil, and no one on either side who survived it came through untouched by evil. Caught in a situation that had passed beyond the control of mere individuals, each person reacted as his nature, his needs, his convictions, and his particular circumstances compelled him to. There was bad faith and good, honesty ...
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 ...