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  • you cannot capture a man's entire life in two hours.

  • All you can hope is to leave the impression of one.

  • Welcome to watch Mojo, and today we're counting down our picks for the top 10 things.

  • Manc got factually right and wrong.

  • Hemming sponsored.

  • My family's entering to this country.

  • He is responsible for us getting safely out of Germany legally and financially.

  • Her husband is one of our bold lads in the A F flies.

  • What is it, Rita Spitfires Hurricanes?

  • How come he shares credit?

  • Well, Well, that, my friend, is the magic of the movies for this list we're looking at.

  • What's fact and what's fiction in this Netflix biopic about screenwriter Herman J.

  • Mankowitz.

  • How do you think Manc measured up to Citizen Kane?

  • Let us know in the comments.

  • Number 10.

  • 1 of Wells is outbursts inspired a scene right towards the film's conclusion.

  • Orson Welles is infuriated to learn that Mankowitz wants credit for co writing Citizen Kane despite their previous agreement.

  • You may never work in this town again, man.

  • Orson, please.

  • Although Wells ultimately relents, he's prompted to angrily throw a box across the room.

  • No doubt you'll get your credit but ask yourself foods producing this picture, directing it, starring in it.

  • Yeah, this'd, in turn, inspires Mankowitz to contribute a scene where Susan Alexander leaves Charles Foster Kane and he starts tearing her bedroom apart.

  • While that sounds to dramatically convenient to be true, this crucial scene did indeed stem from Wells short temper, although not under the same circumstances seen here.

  • According to John Houseman, who collaborated with Wells on several projects, the scene was inspired by a confrontation where Wells through flaming stern oh, cans at him.

  • Despite the change, you can see why Wells with tailored to play Kane, maybe.

  • Mhm Number nine Manx Election.

  • Bet wrong.

  • You really will bet on anything.

  • Keep your money.

  • Mankowitz was notorious for making outrageous bets, which we'll discuss in greater detail later.

  • So it wouldn't be that far fetched to think that he actually bet Louis B.

  • Mayer and Irving Thalberg that Democratic Party nominee Upton Sinclair would upset incumbent Frank Miriam in the race for governor of California.

  • Making the wager, even Mawr extravagant.

  • Mankowitz doubles a debt that had been forgiven, putting $24,000 on the line.

  • I'll take that bet, okay, manicure on 24 grand or nothing.

  • While this sounds on brand for Mankowitz, there's no evidence showing that he placed this bet or that he even supported Sinclair.

  • Nevertheless, the scene does capture Hollywood's political climate in 1934 and the general enmity towards the former Socialist.

  • It's a team effort, thanks it also touches upon Mankowitz is outspoken nature and his difficult yet enduring marriage to poor Sarah.

  • Excuse me, I'm going to throw number eight.

  • Manc saved his housekeeper's village from fascism.

  • Wrong Mankowitz, nurse slash housekeeper, foiling Frida explains that she puts up with her employers excessive drinking because he got her village, her family and herself out of Germany.

  • Hemming sponsored.

  • My family's entering to this country.

  • He's responsible for us getting safely out of Germany legally and financially.

  • She claims that Mankowitz saved nearly 100 people from Nazi tyranny, which she is true and false.

  • Mankowitz didn't sponsor his nurses villages, the movie suggests.

  • However, Mankowitz, himself, the son of German Jewish immigrants, did help Jewish refugees escaped from Europe and find work in the U.

  • S.

  • He also wrote an unfilled 1933 script entitled The Mad Dog of Europe, warning of Hitler's inevitable actions, according to the biography Manc.

  • The Wit, World and Life of Herman Mankiewicz.

  • Quote.

  • Herman became the official sponsor for hundreds of German refugees and took responsibility for total strangers fleeing to America.

  • Mincberg Pros It my card.

  • Bottom side number seven Manx addictions, right?

  • As mentioned before Mankowitz was a compulsive gambler.

  • Dammit, alright, double or nothing.

  • And this time you found your ID son of a bitch.

  • While the filmmakers took liberties with the election, bet Mankowitz did lose a significant sum over a coin toss.

  • $1000 to be precise.

  • What the filmmakers and Gary Oldman really get down, however, is Moskowitz's alcoholism.

  • What's everyone else having?

  • In addition to taking a toll on his marriage, friendships and professional life, the bottle would sadly lead to his ultimate demise.

  • I'm washed up.

  • Joe E.

  • Had been three years Mankowitz.

  • His years of heavy drinking caught up to him On March 5th, 1953 about 12 years after Citizen Kane was released, the famed screenwriter died from your Remick poisoning at the age of 55 According to biographer Scott Diamond, Mankowitz compared himself to quote a rat in a trap of his own construction a decade before succumbing to his alcoholism Number six Manx contract and screen credit, right?

  • You have not going to like this awesome.

  • I want credit.

  • While the film takes a clear stance, it's still debated who was mainly responsible for writing the Oscar winning screenplay for Citizen Kane.

  • Had Mankowitz given an acceptance speech, he claims, he would have remarked Quote, I am very happy to accept this award and Mr Wells absence because the script was written in Mr Wells absence.

  • How's that?

  • How come he shares credit?

  • Oh, well, that, my friend, is the magic of the movies.

  • Wells, who didn't attend the Oscars, either, stated quote.

  • I used what I wanted of banks and rightly or wrongly kept what I liked of my own.

  • In any case, three things are for sure.

  • Mankowitz initially signed a contract for going credit.

  • Mankowitz later decided that he wanted credit, leading to an argument with Wells.

  • Then you force me to remind you we have a contract that you understood and agreed to.

  • Mankowitz won the argument but was still largely overshadowed by the film's director, star producer and co screenwriter number five Marion Davies.

  • Portrayal right no you.

  • Well, what's a stake here?

  • The film's depiction of Marion Davies is mostly dead on, as is Amanda Seifert's witty performance.

  • The longtime mistress of William Randolph Hearst, Davies did form a friendship with Mankowitz, although it's debatable exactly how close they were.

  • The scene where she tries to persuade him not to release Citizen Kane, for example, is purely fictional.

  • I might persuading you at all.

  • Ah, hope if this gets made, you'll forgive me, and I hope if it doesn't, you'll forgive me.

  • Like Mankowitz, though, Devi's also struggled with alcoholism, which created a mutual bond.

  • Whether intentional or not, it's widely believed that Davy served as the inspiration for Susan Alexander Kane.

  • I see see you that this is being done to It's not me at all.

  • Whereas Susan had little to no talent, however, Davies was an accomplished actress, comedian, writer and producer.

  • Davies might have achieved even Mawr had she been cast his Marie Antoinette, a role that ultimately went to Irving Thalberg.

  • Wife Norma Shearer Marien would have made it her own marry.

  • It would have been perfection.

  • Marien entrance.

  • It was Irving takes kind of Mariana Aspect number four banks, condition while writing Citizen Kane right throughout the film Mankowitz a scene in bed with a broken leg and a looming deadline to finish his first draft.

  • You've only written 90 pages.

  • 91 in my expert opinion, you're hardly out of the first act.

  • I mean, how do you hope to be done?

  • In 14 13 this'll framing device paints an accurate portrait of Mankiewicz's conditions.

  • As he devised his greatest work in September 1939 Mankowitz shattered his leg in a car accident.

  • You read it.

  • Let's see what I mean.

  • E recouping in the hospital banquets was paid a visit from Wells, who offered him a gig writing for the Campbell Playhouse.

  • I think it's time we talk.

  • Yeah, um, all the theme to eventually decided to collaborate on the project that would become Citizen Kane in 1940 Banquet started working on the screenplay at a ranch in Victorville, California, where alcohol was not permitted.

  • Slim.

  • You may total those lovely Highland beauties to the kitchen while I'm Frieda empty.

  • The Mickey's is that replacing the contents fresh Nell.

  • During this period, Mankowitz was aided by producer John Houseman and Secretary Rita Alexander, who inspired Susan Alexander's name Number three Manx.

  • Drunken Pitch.

  • Wrong Hello, everyone Better Late than ever In a Powerhouse Seen a Drunken Mankowitz goes on a tirade at William Randolph Hearst's Castle, taking shots at Hearst, Louis B.

  • Mayer and the other desks.

  • Mankowitz essentially pitches the idea for Citizen Kane.

  • It's a modern day version off Chianti.

  • It's true that Mankowitz was a regular at Hurst's parties.

  • Hearst liked listening to Mankiewicz's witticisms, although he was no longer welcome after attempting to get Davies drunk.

  • It's also true that Mankowitz once vomited at a dinner party, prompting his white wine and fish remark.

  • Although this happened at producer Arthur Horn.

  • Blow juniors residents.

  • Don't worry, folks.

  • It is a white light came up with Fish.

  • As for Mankiewicz's impassioned Don Quixote speech scene in the film, it certainly provides an Oscar worthy acting showcase for Oldman.

  • But there's no record of this incident actually happening.

  • Number two Upton Sinclair inspired bank Wrong politics might have played a key role in Citizen Kane, but Upton Sinclair wasn't a major source of inspiration, as Manc suggests.

  • While Thalberg was behind a smear campaign against Sinclair Mankowitz, his comments didn't inadvertently inspired these bogus newsreels.

  • You don't think anyone old enough votes gonna buy this shit?

  • Only the ones who believe King Kong's 10 stories Tall or Mary Pickford a virgin 40.

  • Therefore banquets never approached Davies about getting the newsreels pulled.

  • The timing here is also off, as Davies wouldn't make her exit from MGM until after the election.

  • It's true that Mankowitz donated to Miriam's campaign, although he wasn't necessarily pressured into doing so.

  • Mankowitz his friend Shelly Metcalfe, who makes propaganda films for Merriam despite supporting Sinclair, is fictional as well.

  • Look at what we did.

  • We can't bring this bill.

  • This character is loosely inspired by director Felix E.

  • Feist, although he didn't suffer from Parkinson's disease or take his own life.

  • First you get the tremors and your muscles begin to fail.

  • Pretty soon, you can't get out of the chair before we unveil our topic.

  • Here are some honorable mentions.

  • MGM cut salaries right?

  • Not even the Hollywood elite were safe from the Great Depression.

  • I am asking everyone in the MGM family to take a painful step.

  • I am asking to roll back salaries.

  • Rita Alexander's husband was an R F pilot Wrong.

  • Her husband was a European refugee who had recently arrived in the U.

  • S.

  • Her husband is one of our old lads in the A f flies.

  • What is it?

  • Research.

  • Spitfires, Hurricanes, My sympathy and prayers.

  • Manx Animosity towards The Wizard of Oz, Right?

  • Mankowitz was a writer on the 1939 Classic, although he wasn't credited.

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  • Number one William Randolph Hearst equals Charles Foster Kane, right?

  • While Joseph Pulitzer, Samuel Insult and Harold McCormick also served his inspiration, William Randolph Hearst shared the most parallels with Mr Cain.

  • Golden age coming when ALS the world will be a stage you perhaps the Shakespeare.

  • Both men were newspaper publishers whose wealth was only matched by their power and influence.

  • Thus, when Hirst caught wind of Citizen Kane, he used all of the tools at his disposal to bury the film.

  • Oh, hell.

  • She looks into the mirror of his youth and decides to break this glass.

  • The maddening reminder of who we once waas Not on Lee.

  • Did he ban any mention of the film from his papers?

  • But members of his inner circle also targeted Wells.

  • Louis B.

  • Mayer and a few other bigwigs unsuccessfully tried paying RKO pictures to destroy the film.

  • And every time I do decide to dance every time, yeah, he must play.

  • Despite Hurst's efforts, Citizen Kane was a modest box office success, won an Oscar and is today recognized by many outlets as the greatest film of all time.

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