This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. The one time anyone has something nice to say about him -- “You’ll find him a real friend!” -- press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) is lying through his teeth. Read about the man behind Burt Lancaster's J.J. Hunsecker.

On August 11, 1919, Winchell married Rita Greene, one of his onstage partners.

The film liberally stole biographical elements from Winchell’s life -- the power of his poisoned pen, his open condescension toward press agents, and his difficult relationship with his volatile daughter -- to create Hunsecker, the symbol of a corrupt, broken city.
You may be stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about this wild-ass film. When he began his career as a newspaper and radio commentator, Winchell was a crusader against the evildoers of the day. Collins’ Crypt: HALLOWEEN 6 - Producer’s Cut vs Theatrical Cut, The Alamo Drafthouse Is Launching Its Own VOD Platform, Mondo Releases Origin Stories Apparel Collection, Terror Tuesday: CENTIPEDE HORROR Discussion Thread.

He is, after all, most dangerous in a seated position. It led to his association with Machiavellian New York lawyer, Roy Cohn, and to Cohn's boss, Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his anti-communist witch hunt. Subject to credit approval. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The journalist's luster had faded well before he went to his grave, but at his peak two-thirds of the American adult population either read Winchell's syndicated daily column that ran in over 2000 newspapers or listened to his weekly radio broadcast. “He's got the morals of a guinea pig and the scruples of a gangster,” says a minor character of Hunsecker, but he could just as well be describing Sidney, or almost anyone else in the film. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.

Eventually, he made so many enemies he had only a single attendant at his funeral: Walda Winchell, the daughter he tried to have committed against her will. Eileen Jean ("Walda") Winchell, 28, onetime Broadway actress (Dark of the Moon), daughter of Columnist Walter Winchell; and California Industrialist Hyatt von Dehn, 46; she for the second time, he for the third (his second: Singer-Actress Ginny Simms); in Beverly Hills, Calif. Get yourself buried.” In a later scene, when Sidney tries to wheedle himself back into the gossip columnist’s good graces, he’s told, “Sidney, this syrup you're giving out with, you pour over waffles, not J.J. Hunsecker.” To Steve, Hunsecker threatens, “Son, I don't relish shooting a mosquito with an elephant gun, so why don't you just shuffle along?” Mackendrick also visually alludes to the might of Hunsecker’s pen by often showing Lancaster sitting with Curtis hovering over him.
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Earn up to 5x points when you use your eBay Mastercard®. But if Sweet Smell of Success is an indictment of Winchell as a man, it’s also an oblique tribute to him as a writer. Sweet Smell of Success was a cruel takedown of Walter Winchell, a snoop and a gossip everyone loved to hate. For their favorites, the tabloid queen bees served as People; for their prey, Perez Hilton.
Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods. This was originally published in the December issue of Birth.Movies.Death., "Extra! Winchell and Greene eventually divorced in 1928.

This item will be shipped through the Global Shipping Program and includes international tracking. The one time anyone has something nice to say about him -- “You’ll find him a real friend!” -- press agent Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) is lying through his teeth. Read about the man behind Burt Lancaster's J.J. Hunsecker.

On August 11, 1919, Winchell married Rita Greene, one of his onstage partners.

The film liberally stole biographical elements from Winchell’s life -- the power of his poisoned pen, his open condescension toward press agents, and his difficult relationship with his volatile daughter -- to create Hunsecker, the symbol of a corrupt, broken city.
You may be stuck at home, but that doesn’t mean we can’t talk about this wild-ass film. When he began his career as a newspaper and radio commentator, Winchell was a crusader against the evildoers of the day. Collins’ Crypt: HALLOWEEN 6 - Producer’s Cut vs Theatrical Cut, The Alamo Drafthouse Is Launching Its Own VOD Platform, Mondo Releases Origin Stories Apparel Collection, Terror Tuesday: CENTIPEDE HORROR Discussion Thread.

He is, after all, most dangerous in a seated position. It led to his association with Machiavellian New York lawyer, Roy Cohn, and to Cohn's boss, Sen. Joseph McCarthy and his anti-communist witch hunt. Subject to credit approval. This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The journalist's luster had faded well before he went to his grave, but at his peak two-thirds of the American adult population either read Winchell's syndicated daily column that ran in over 2000 newspapers or listened to his weekly radio broadcast. “He's got the morals of a guinea pig and the scruples of a gangster,” says a minor character of Hunsecker, but he could just as well be describing Sidney, or almost anyone else in the film. Interest will be charged to your account from the purchase date if the balance is not paid in full within 6 months.

Eventually, he made so many enemies he had only a single attendant at his funeral: Walda Winchell, the daughter he tried to have committed against her will. Eileen Jean ("Walda") Winchell, 28, onetime Broadway actress (Dark of the Moon), daughter of Columnist Walter Winchell; and California Industrialist Hyatt von Dehn, 46; she for the second time, he for the third (his second: Singer-Actress Ginny Simms); in Beverly Hills, Calif. Get yourself buried.” In a later scene, when Sidney tries to wheedle himself back into the gossip columnist’s good graces, he’s told, “Sidney, this syrup you're giving out with, you pour over waffles, not J.J. Hunsecker.” To Steve, Hunsecker threatens, “Son, I don't relish shooting a mosquito with an elephant gun, so why don't you just shuffle along?” Mackendrick also visually alludes to the might of Hunsecker’s pen by often showing Lancaster sitting with Curtis hovering over him.

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