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The Hearst and Davies Affair (1985)

Story of the decades-long affair between married newspaper magnate and movie producer William Randolph Hearst and actress and former "Ziegfeld Follies" showgirl Marion Davies.

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David Lowell Rich

Writers:

Alison Cross (screenplay), Alison Cross (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Mitchum ... William Randolph Hearst
Virginia Madsen ... Marion Davies
Fritz Weaver ... Arthur Beal
Doris Belack ... Louella Parsons
Laura Henry Laura Henry ... Reine Davies
Frances Hyland ... Rose Duras
Caroline Yeager Caroline Yeager ... Millicent Hearst
Lorne Kennedy Lorne Kennedy ... Charlie Chaplin
George Touliatos ... Paul Block
Wayne Best ... Byron Sloane
Donna Goodhand Donna Goodhand
David Calderisi
Cynthia Belliveau
David Clement ... Reporter
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... Reporter
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Story of the decades-long affair between married newspaper magnate and movie producer William Randolph Hearst and actress and former "Ziegfeld Follies" showgirl Marion Davies. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A híres szerelem See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Marion Davies was actually quite popular, and she was voted "Queen of the Screen" by theater owners in April of 1924 as the #1 female box office star of 1923. See more »

Goofs

Marion Davies was not a showgirl or a chorus girl in the "Ziegfeld Follies of 1916." Davies was a featured performer. See more »

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Absorbing TV bio of Hearst
30 July 2002 | by tpotteraSee all my reviews

This is a TV movie with good production values. It was filmed in the actual Hearst Castle. Madsen and Mitchum give good performances. Over all enjoyable. It is still available on some on-line video retailers.


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