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‘Roman Holiday,’ Written by Oscar-Winner Dalton Trumbo, Makes a Big-Screen Comeback

'Roman Holiday,' Written by Oscar-Winner Dalton Trumbo, Makes a Big-Screen Comeback

If you love “Roman Holiday”—or God forbid have never seen it—Turner Classic Movies is partnering with Fathom Events to screen William Wyler’s charming 1953 classic romance in theaters for two days. On November 29th and December 1st, select U.S. theaters will show the Oscar-winning film at 2 and 7pm, with a special introduction from TCM host Robert Osborne.

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Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn, “Roman Holiday” won three Academy Awards, including Best Actress, Best Costume Design and blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo’s Best Screenplay—which was not credited to him.  Bryan Cranston plays the irascible screenwriter, who eventually fought off the Hollywood blacklist— thanks to fearless Kirk Douglas (“Spartacus”) and Otto Preminger (“Exodus”)— in Jay Roach’s biopic “Trumbo,” which is holding its own at the crowded fall awards season box office. 

READ MORE: Watch Audrey Hepburn’s Oscar Acceptance Speech for ‘Roman Holiday’

Tickets for “TCM Presents: Roman Holiday” can be purchased at Fathom Events’ website. For a complete list of theater locations, click here

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