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.
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Dalton Trumbo: Oh, why is that? All it says is that Congress has no right to investigate how we vote or where we pray, what we think, say or how we make movies. Hello, I'm Dalton Trumbo.
John Wayne: Congress has the right to go ...
Dalton Trumbo: ...
At the picnic at Trumbo's house, Edward is sitting at the picnic table, looking at Dalton over his right shoulder. He asks Dalton a question, then you see Dalton give a short answer from the barbeque. When you see Edward respond, he is on the other side of the table, looking over his left shoulder.
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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