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Trumbo [videorecording] / Samuel Goldwyn Films, Red Envelope Entertainment, Safehouse Pictures and Filbert Steps Production in association with Reno Productions picture ; produced by Will Battersby, Tory Tunnell, Alan Klingenstein, David Viola ; directed by Peter Askin.


Battersby, Will. (Added Author).
Tunnell, Tory. (Added Author).
Klingenstein, Alan. (Added Author).
Viola, David. (Added Author).
Askin, Peter, 1940- (Added Author).
Allen, Joan, 1956- (Added Author).
Dennehy, Brian. (Added Author).
Douglas, Michael, 1944- (Added Author).
Giamatti, Paul. (Added Author).
Lane, Nathan, 1956- (Added Author).
Lucas, Josh. (Added Author).
Neeson, Liam. (Added Author).
Strathairn, David. (Added Author).
Sutherland, Donald, 1935- (Added Author).
Miller, Robert. (Added Author).
Trumbo, Christopher. (Added Author).
Samuel Goldwyn Films (Firm) (Added Author).
Red Envelope Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
Safehouse Pictures (Firm) (Added Author).
Filbert Steps Productions (Firm) (Added Author).
Reno Productions (Firm) (Added Author).
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).
Director of photography, Frank Prinzi ; editor, Kurt Engfehr ; music, Robert Miller. (Cast).

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  • 1 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD 384.8092 Trumbo (Text) 31307018514200 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 876964002394
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (96 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released in 2007.
Based on the play by Christopher Trumbo.
Title from container.
Special features: Paul Giamatti reads Trumbo's Letter to Ring Lardner, Jr. (June 1953) ; Danny Glover reads Trumbo's Letter to Arthur, Film Associate (December 1947) ; Photo gallery.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Frank Prinzi ; editor, Kurt Engfehr ; music, Robert Miller.
Participant or Performer Note:
Joan Allen, Brian Dennehy, Michael Douglas, Paul Giamatti, Nathan Lane, Josh Lucas, Liam Neeson, David Strathairn, Donald Sutherland.
Summary, etc.:
Documents the rise of Dalton Trumbo's career in Hollywood and his subsequent public humiliation for being among the 'Hollywood Ten' blacklisted by the House Un-American Activities Committee in the 1940s for communist associations. Exiled and penniless, he wrote under various pseudonyms, and even won an Academy Award. Dalton stood for the American value and right of free expression.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: PG-13; for a sex-related commentary.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen, NTSC.
Language Note:
Subject: Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976.
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976 > Anonyms and pseudonyms.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
Blacklisting of authors > United States > Biography.
Motion picture authorship > California > Los Angeles > Biography.
Motion picture plays.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Genre: Documentary films.
Biographical films.
Feature films.
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