When I was doing the Daily Mirror at latimes.com, I wrote several posts on Dalton Trumbo, the subject of the new movie starring Bryan Cranston as the blacklisted screenwriter.
Here are some links:
Hedda Hopper praises Dalton Trumbo for “Kitty Foyle,” Feb. 3, 1941.
James Cagney is negotiating with RCA Victor over rights to his monologue recordings of “Johnny Got His Gun,” Jimmie Fidler, April 15, 1940.
Jimmie Fidler on Dalton Trumbo earning more money from Hollywood than from “Johnny Got His Gun,” Jan. 13, 1941.
Christmas 1950 in Prison With Dalton Trumbo, March 2, 1974.
Paul Coates — Another Claimant to ‘Brave’ Oscar, Jan. 22, 1959.