Episode 60 – Trumbo (2015)

The Partial Historians have hit the big 6-0! And what better way for the Doctors to celebrate with you than with an episode packed with all manner of interesting things. As you know, Dr R specialises in Rome on film. In this episode, let us take on a journey through the film Trumbo (2015), which is a bio-pic of the life of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.

Trumbo broke the blacklist when he was given screen-credit for Spartacus (1960). Herein an examination of the politics of Hollywood post Second World War, the film Trumbo, and liberal sprinklings of Rome.

 

Episode 60 – Trumbo (2015)

Dalton and Cleo Trumbo (1947 HUAC hearings)

Dalton and Cleo Trumbo (1947 HUAC hearings)

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