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Journalist (Neal) discovers a down-home philosopher (Griffith) and puts him on her TV show. His aw-shucks personality soon wins him a large following and increasing influence--even political clout. Off the air he reveals his true nature to be insulting, vengeful, and power-hungry--all of which Neal decides to expose. Marks Griffith's spectacular film debut as a thoroughly despicable character and debut of Remick as the pretty cheerleader in whom he takes an interest. Schulburg wrote the screenplay from his short story "The Arkansas Traveler." He and director Kazan collaborated equally well in "On the Waterfront."

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Available on Running time 126 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Adapted from a Story, News at 11
Screenplay
Budd Schulberg
Cast
Andy Griffith, Patricia Neal, Lee Remick, Walter Matthau, Anthony (Tony) Franciosa
Cinematography
Harry Stradling
Director
Elia Kazan
Producer
Warner Bros., Newtown Productions

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