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Tonight's Movie Classic is the newsroom drama starring Peter Finch Faye Dunaway William Holden
"I'm mad as hell and I'm not going to take this any more!" With this outburst, veteran newsreader Howard Beale becomes both the saviour of his
TV network and also its biggest threat. As the ratings rocket Howard becomes the "Mad
Prophet" of the airwaves, but do the networks and the viewers really want to hear the truth? This no-holds-barred satire, scripted by Paddy Chayefsky , won Oscars for best actor, actress, supporting actress and original screenplay.
Director Sidney Lumet
● STEREO: TELETEXT SUBTITLES: p 888 ● FILMS: pages 59-68


Unknown: Peter Finch
Unknown: Faye Dunaway
Unknown: William Holden
Unknown: Howard Beale
Unknown: Paddy Chayefsky
Director: Sidney Lumet
Howard Beale: Peter Finch
Diana Christensen: Faye Dunaway
Max Schumacher: Willlam Holden
Frank Hackett: Robert Duvall
Nelson Chaney: Wesley Addy
Arthur Jensen: Ned Beatty
Louise Schumacher: Beatrice Straight
Great Ahmed Khan: Arthur Burghardt
TV director: Bill Burrows
George Bosch: John Carpenter
Harry Hunter: Jordan Charney
Merrill Grant: Ken Kercheval

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