Johnny Got His Gun (1971) WSU History and Film Series
March 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree
Rendered deaf, blind, and paralyzed by his war injuries, a young American soldier retreats to his inner life before discovering a means to communicate with the outside world. Based on blacklisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo’s 1939 novel, Johnny Got His Gun forcefully repudiates the glorification of war.
Director: Dalton Trumbo
Color, Black and White
Shepherd Union, Wildcat Theater