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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[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, 16 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 (which...