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Description - Walking Shadows by John Evangelist Walsh

Walking Shadows dissects the wild, high-profile battle between newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst and brash young filmmaker Orson Welles over Welles's film Citizen Kane. In 1940-1941 it became the center of public controversy and scandal. The picture portrayed the ruthless career of an all-powerful magnate bearing (not accidentally) a striking resemblance to Hearst, who immediately tried to kill the film. John Evangelist Walsh illuminates the conflict between these two outsize personalities and brings Hearst's vengeful anti-Kane campaign to the fore. He provides thorough documentation, supplemental notes, and an extended bibliography.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780299205003
ISBN-10: 0299205002
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 127mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Bowling Green University Popular Press,US
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publish Date: 31-Oct-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - John Evangelist Walsh

John Evangelist Walsh is the author of more than twenty books, including The Execution of Major Andre; Moonlight: Abraham Lincoln and the Almanac Trial and Midnight Dreary: The Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe. He lives in Monroe, Wisconsin.

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