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Marriage and Johnny Got His Gun

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

1938 was Trumbo’s annus mirabilis. He wrote his first memorable film and his greatest novel, and he married his true love. A Man to Remember was one of the few B films to earn excellent reviews and ... More


Johnny Got His Gun—The Movie: Preproduction

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0023
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s antiwar novel became very popular with anti-Vietnam activists, and he decided to make it into a movie. He first worked with Luis Buñuel but then decided to direct it himself. He had ... More


Johnny Got His Gun—The Movie: Distribution and Exhibition

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0025
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The investors wanted a major studio to distribute the movie, hoping for a larger advance; Trumbo insisted on an independent distributor that would have the patience to stick with the movie while it ... More


Epilogue: Dalton Trumbo’s Johnny Got His Gun at the Twilight of the Great War Prosthetic Program

Aaron Shaheen

in Great War Prostheses in American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780198857785
eISBN:
9780191890406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198857785.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The epilogue analyzes Johnny Got His Gun, Dalton Trumbo’s 1939 novel about a soldier who is so pulverized in World War I that he is more machine than man—and yet largely beyond the reach of ... More


Johnny Got His Gun—The Movie: Principal Photography and Editing

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0024
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Trumbo’s investors did not provide adequate funds for the shoot, and they demanded that he rush the editing process so they could recoup their investment more quickly. Christopher worked closely with ... More


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