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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1957 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Motion Picture Story
The Brave One (1956)

Because he was not permitted to work due to the Hollywood blacklist, Trumbo wrote the story - and ... More

Because he was not permitted to work due to the Hollywood blacklist, Trumbo wrote the story - and was nominated - under the pseudonym Robert Rich, who had nothing to do with the film industry and is a nephew of the King Brothers, producers of the film. Although there were rumors at the time that this was the case, the film's producer repeatedly denied the suggestion. It was not acknowledged until several years later that Trumbo had been the writer. He finally received his award on May 2, 1975, presented by then Academy president Walter Mirisch, shortly before his death - although the official screen credit was not changed until many years afterward.

1954 Won
Oscar
Best Writing, Motion Picture Story
Roman Holiday (1953)

The screen credit and award were originally credited to Ian McLellan Hunter who fronted for Dalton ... More

The screen credit and award were originally credited to Ian McLellan Hunter who fronted for Dalton Trumbo. In December 1992 the Academy decided to change the records and to credit Mr. Trumbo with the achievement. Ian McLellan Hunter was removed from the Motion Picture Story category and the Oscar was posthumously presented to Trumbo's widow on May 10th, 1993.

1941 Nominated
Oscar
Best Writing, Screenplay
Kitty Foyle (1940)

Golden Globes, USA

1969 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Screenplay
The Fixer (1968)

Cannes Film Festival

1971 Won
Grand Prize of the Jury
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Tied with Taking Off (1971).
Won
FIPRESCI Prize
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
Nominated
Palme d'Or
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

Hugo Awards

1951 Nominated
Hugo
Best Dramatic Presentation
Rocketship X-M (1950)
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Kinema Junpo Awards

1974 Won
Readers' Choice Award
Best Foreign Language Film
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)

Writers Guild of America, USA

1972 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium
Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
1970 Won
Laurel Award for Screen Writing Achievement
1961 Nominated
WGA Award (Screen)
Best Written American Drama
Spartacus (1960)

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