George T Miller – The Aviator (1985) + Martin Scorcese – The Aviator (2004) + The Cynical Historian – The Aviator ≠ Howard Hughes, Based on a True Story
The Aviator (1985) 💎
Published 19 Apr 2019
Author 🍀 Merrigan Able 🍁
The Aviator (2004)
Published 3 May 2022
Author Phillips Sarah
The Aviator ≠ Howard Hughes, Based on A True Story
Published 25 nov 2020
and Use Code CynicalHistorian to Get A Year for $ 15.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.
Las Vegas History https://youtu.be/AyQtQogodYw
Limits of Film Accuracy https://youtu.be/Ek88jgEsXgA
Barlett, Donald L, Howard Hughes, His Life and Madness, WW Norton, New York, 2004. https://amzn.to/2zkgIFG
Schumacher, Geoff, Howard Hughes: Power, Paranoia, and Palace Intrigue, Stephens Press, Las Vegas, Nevada, 2008, https://amzn.to/35KO2SA
Howard Hughes The Man and The Madness, Directed by Nick Millard, 1999, https://youtu.be/-ea5gIYfRH4
Courtwright, David “Film Review: The Aviator,” Journal of American History, December 2005, 1092 – 1094, Reprinted Here https://teachinghistory.org/nhec-blog/25061
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00:40 Calling an Expert
02:54 Summary Thoughts
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,  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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