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I Am Spartacus! free pdf The story of the making of "Spartacus," the film that, due primarily to producer Douglas's open crediting of Dalton Trumbo as film's screenwriter, effectively ended the notorious Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and '50s.

About Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas is a renowned actor whose work on and off the screen has been rewarded by three Academy Award nominations, an Oscar for Lifetime Achievement, and the Medal of Freedom.Through his production company, Bryna, Douglas has produced acclaimed films such as "The Vikings, Lonely Are the Brave, Paths of Glory," and "Seven Days in May. "He haspenned ten novels and memoirs, including "The Ragman s Son "(1988). His 1960 epic, "Spartacus, "based on the Howard Fast novel of the same name, is credited with helping to end the practice of blacklisting film professionals who had refused to cooperate with the House Un-American Activities Committee. Douglas appeared insome-ninety movies before retiring from film acting in 2004. In 2009, he starred in an autobiographical one-man show called "Before I Forget "at the Center Theatre Group s Kirk Douglas Theatre in Los Angeles. Douglas maintains an active life in Beverly Hills and Montecito, where he resides with his beloved wife Anne. "

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Author : Kirk Douglas
Publisher : Open Road Media
Data Published : 12 June 2012
ISBN : 1453254803
EAN : 9781453254806
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 220 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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