The Hearst and Davies Affair

The Hearst and Davies Affair
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  • NEWSMAKERS: A Good Buddhist
    By: Fiona Ng March 19, 2001 4:51pm GMT+0000

    HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 19, 2000 -- Actor Richard Gere is not only getting religious but political as well. The avowed Buddhist presented U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan on Monday with a copy of his 1997 coffee table book called "Pilgrim," a black and white photo documentary of the Tibetan people taken by Gere himself, Reuters reports. The 52-year-old actor and star of this year's "Dr. T and the Women" has been a very vocal activist for the independence of Tibet, which has been under the sovereignty o

Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Robert Mitchum Actor William Randolph Hearst 1 1000001
Virginia Madsen Actor Marion Davies 1 1000002
Fritz Weaver Actor Arthur Beal 1 1000003
Doris Belack Actor Louella Parsons 1 1000004
Laura Henry Actor Reine Davies 1 1000005
Frances Hyland Actor Rose Duras 1 1000006
Caroline Yeager Actor Millicent Hearst 1 1000007
Lorne Kennedy Actor Charlie Chaplin 1 1000008
George Touliatos Actor Paul Block 1 1000009
Wayne Best Actor Byron Sloane 1 1000010
David Clement Actor Reporter 1 1000011
Michael Miller Actor Reporter 1 1000012
Billy Van Actor Advisor 1 1000013
Kimble Hall Actor Thomas Ince 1 1000014
Derek Keurvorst Actor Director 1 1000015
Ben Gordon Actor Oscar Hirsch 1 1000016
Cheryl Cashman Actor Hazel Hirsch 1 1000017
Don Keppy Actor Defense Lawyer 1 1000018
Philip Craig Actor Marion's Attorney 1 1000019
Don McManus Actor Politician 1 1000020
Peter Jobin Actor Party Guest 1 1000021
Jack Jessup Actor Party Guest 1 1000022
Kathy Lasky Actor Girl at Party 1 1000023
Tom Nursall Actor Reporter 1 1000024
Norma Del'Agnesse Actor Hollywood Reporter 1 1000025
John Innes Actor Hollywood Reporter 1 1000026
Wally Bullard Actor Detective 1 1000027
J Carroll Actor City Editor 1 1000028
David Bolt Actor 1st Politician 1 1000029
David Rich Director n/a 2 2000001
Paul Pompian Producer n/a 3 3000001
Alison Cross Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
David Solomon Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Alison Cross From Story n/a 120870 4000003
Charles Wheeler Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Richard Bracken Editor n/a 172 7000001
Laurence Rosenthal Music n/a 120781 8000001
Jaro Dick Set Decorator n/a 165 9000001
David Jaquest Art Director art direction 183 9000002
Diane Cohoon Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Malcolm Tanner Hair hairstyles 120794 13000002
Patricia Green Makeup n/a 353 13000003
Owen Langevin Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000001
Kelly Robinson Choreographer choreography 120803 17000001
Synopsis
Slick but suoerficial dramatization of the scandalous, long-time love affair between the powerful but married publisher and the chorus girl he helped turn into a Ziegfeld star and '30s film personality. Mitchum played Mitchum here although the script called him William Randolph Heart and British starlet Virginia Madsen was introduced here as Marion Davies in this dramatic fiction filmed in Canada (Toronto and London, Ontario) but not at Hearst's fabled San Simeon.
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