R | | Biography, Drama
In 1947, Dalton Trumbo was Hollywood's top screenwriter, until he and other artists were jailed and blacklisted for their political beliefs.
The real Dalton Trumbo's membership card number in the Communist Party was 47187.
Oh, one problem though.
Hymie King: Expensive?
Dalton Trumbo: Worse. It's good.
At 8:20 into the movie Trumbo references the drink thrown at him as "coke" which is a name not used in the 1940's for Coca Cola.
As the credit scroll begins, photos of the real Dalton Trumbo, his family and other people portrayed in the film are shown. These are followed by historical footage of Trumbo giving an interview (from the same one where he acknowledges that he is 'Robert Rich').
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