Winchell (1998)




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This biographical drama from HBO recounts the rise and fall of Walter Winchell, a gossip columnist and reporter who changed the face of news reporting.
R (adult situations/language, violence)
Drama , Special Interest
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HBO Video


Stanley Tucci
as Walter Winchell
Glenne Headly
as Dallas Wayne
Christopher Plummer
as Franklin D. Roosevelt
Paul Giamatti
as Herman Klurfeld
Kevin Tighe
as Hearst
Frank Medrano
as Melvin Diamond
Mary Portser
as Janet Winchell
Jason Huber
as Ed Sullivan
Vic Polizos
as Sam Hague
Paula Cale
as Mrs. Klurfeld
Megan Mullally
as June Winchell
Victoria Gabrielle Platt
as Josephine Baker
Paul Mazursky
as Winchell's Father
David St. James
as Miami Reporter #4
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All Critics (5)

Not "Sweet Smell of Success," but not bad.

May 11, 2005

A biopic that's as lively and vivid as its subject.

July 1, 2003
Nitrate Online

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August 2, 2005

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February 6, 2005
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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December 1, 2002
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

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