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The Aviator (1985) 💎

Published 19 Apr 2019


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The Aviator (2004)

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The Aviator Howard Hughes, Based on A True Story

Published 25 nov 2020

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Howard Hughes was A Deeply Secretive and Enigmatic Figure, and Martin Scorsese Attempted to Cover his Biography in the 2004 Film The Aviator.
It’s A Troubled Film, Much Like the Man Himself, but I think it’s Actually on the Better Side of Things.

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Barlett, Donald L, Howard Hughes, His Life and Madness, WW Norton, New York, 2004.
Schumacher, Geoff, Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia, and Palace IntrigueStephens Press, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008,
Howard Hughes The Man and The Madness, Directed by Nick Millard, 1999,
Courtwright, David “Film Review: The Aviator,” Journal of American History, December 2005, 1092 – 1094, Reprinted Here

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00:00  Opening
00:20  Intro
00:40  Calling an Expert
02:54   Summary Thoughts
03:38  Reality
14:17    Scholarship
17:11    Accuracy
19:41   Inaccuracy
23:05  Sponsorship

The Aviator is A 2004 Epic Biographical Drama Film

Directed by Martin Scorsese and Written by John Logan.

It Stars Leonardo Di Caprio as Howard Hughes, Cate Blanchett as Katharine Hepburn, and Kate Beckinsale as Ava Gardner.

The Supporting Cast features Ian Holm, John C Reilly, Alec Baldwin, Jude Law as Errol Flynn, Gwen Stefani as Jean Harlow, Kelli Garner as Faith Domergue, Matt Ross, Willem Dafoe, Alan Alda, and Edward Herrmann.

Howard Robard Hughes Jr, September 24, 1905 April 5, 1976, was an American Business Magnate, Investor, Record Setting Pilot, Engineer, [4] Film Director, and Philanthropist, Known during his Lifetime as One of the Most Financially Successful Individuals in the World. He First became Prominent as A Film Producer, and then as an Influential Figure in the Aviation Industry. Later in Life, he became Known for his Eccentric Behavior and Reclusive Lifestyle. Oddities that were Caused in Part by his Worsening Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Chronic Pain from A Near Fatal Plane Crash, and Increasing Deafness.

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