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The Hearst and Davies Affair Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies carried on an affair that lasted more than thirty years — but if we're to...The Hearst and Davies AffairDrama, Biography Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies carried on an affair that lasted more than thirty years — but if we're to...1993-06-04
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The Hearst and Davies Affair

Genre: Drama, Biography; Starring: Virginia Madsen, Robert Mitchum; Status: In Season

Newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst and actress Marion Davies carried on an affair that lasted more than thirty years — but if we’re to believe this dreary telefilm, it didn’t amount to much. The Hearst and Davies Affair’s opulent sets and costumes completely overpower the trite dialouge and tepid performances. Mitchum especially seems so embalmed that he ought to be installed as a regular stop on the daily tour of Hearst’s California estate, San Simeon. C-