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In 1947, Dalton Trumbo is the highly paid writer of many Hollywood hits but his fortunes are about to change with the beginning of the Cold War and the rise of an anti-communist witch hunt, which seeks to blacklist those artists and dramatists with communist sympathies.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Apr 2019 23:05

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:53

    The Mills Brothers

    The Glow Worm

  • 01:35

    Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Jingle Bells

  • 01:46

    Alex North


  • 01:53

    Billie Holiday

    Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do


Role Contributor
Dalton Trumbo Bryan Cranston
Hedda Hopper Helen Mirren
Cleo Trumbo Diane Lane
Niki Trumbo Elle Fanning
Arlen Hird Louis C.K.
Frank King John Goodman
Hymie King Stephen Root
Edward G Robinson Michael Stuhlbarg
Buddy Ross Roger Bart
Virgil Brooks Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
Rocco Dave Maldonado
Sam Wood John Getz
Director Jay Roach
Writer John McNamara
Writer Bruce Cook


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