Wrote "The Biggest Thief in Town," performed at the Duchess Theatre in London, England, and at the Fortune Theatre in London, England. Cast: Liam Redmond
, Ann Zane and Bernard Braden. Peter Cotes was director.
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The art of lying is the art of the practical. It ought never be indulged in for the pure pleasure of the thing, since over-usage dulls the instrument, corrodes the character and despoils the spirit. The important thing about a lie is not that it be interesting, fanciful, graceful or event pleasant but that it be believed. Curb, therefore, your imagination. Let the lie be delivered full-face, eye ...
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 ...