In 1960, Douglas produced and starred in his most well-known film, Spartacus. The film cost more than $12 million and began the dissolution of the Hollywood blacklist when Douglas insisted that screenwriter Dalton Trumbo receive on-screen credit for his work.

In 1960, Douglas produced and starred in his most well-known film, Spartacus. The film cost more than $12 million and began the dissolution of the Hollywood blacklist when Douglas insisted screenwriter Dalton Trumbo receive onscreen credit for his work.