Brilliant Paddy Chayefsky story of a declining television newsman who is turned into a ranting prophet of the airwaves by a crafty female programming executive. Well deserved Oscars went to Dunaway, Finch and Straight!
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Supported by Diana (Faye Dunaway) in the control room, Howard Beale (Peter Finch) ousts the anchorman and delivers his mad-prophet tirade, the most famous scene from Network, 1976, from Paddy Chayefsky's screenplay.
Troubled trumpeter Adam (Sammy Davis Jr.) at his New York pad after blowing off a Midwest gig, surprised to find Louis Armstrong and daughter Cicely Tyson waiting, forgetting he told pal Ossie Davis he could lend out the place, plus Lola Falana's first movie scene, early in A Man Called Adam, 1966.
Howard K. Smith, John Chancellor and Walter Cronkite appear in narrated opening to Sidney Lumet's Network, 1976, which also introduces Howard (Peter Finch) and Max (William Holden), from Paddy Chayefsky's script.
Director Sidney Lumet remembers the creation of Paddy Chayefsky's script and Peter Finch's performance in Network, 1976.
Howard Beale (Peter Finch) is summoned for another landmark scene, in which Jensen (Ned Beatty) tells him the corporate way of the world, in Network, 1976, directed by Sidney Lumet from Paddy Chayefsky's script.
Television programmers turn a deranged news anchor into the mad prophet of the airwaves in Network (1976) starring Peter Finch.
TV executive Diana (Faye Dunaway) first with her assistant (Conchata Ferrell) then with big shot Hackett (Robert Duvall), raving about the anchorman gone-mad, in Paddy Chayefsky's Network, 1976.
Not the familiar tune from Chicago but an original by Benny Carter and Al Stillman, handily turned by Mel Torme at a Manhattan party, Frank Sinatra Jr. in the mix, Sammy Davis Jr. the title character and Louis Armstrong his musician-mentor friend, in A Man Called Adam, 1966.
Finally a scene with Peter Lawford as agent Manny, heretofore much discussed, probably as gritty a part as he ever played, Michael Lipton as junior partner Bobby and Sammy Davis Jr. in the title role as a hard-luck big-time jazz trumpeter, in A Man Called Adam, 1966.
Last bit of the artful credits then Sammy Davis Jr. in the title role, syncing neatly with Nat Adderly's recording, then singing the tune popularized by Brenda Lee, Kai Winding on trombone, before a clash with a customer, opening A Man Called Adam, 1966.
Beatrice Straight (as Louise) in the scene that won her Academy Award, with husband Max (William Holden) who's just confessed his affair with a younger TV executive, in Paddy Chayefsky's Network, 1976.
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