In 1947, successful screenwriter Dalton Trumbo and other Hollywood figures get blacklisted for their political beliefs.
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Edward G. Robinson did, in fact, name names in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee - including his friends like Dalton Trumbo. However, one character mentioned in the movie, Arlen Hird - played by Louis C.K. never actually existed. He is, in fact, an amalgam of several historical blacklisted writers. Read More