Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005)

Director : George Clooney

Genre : Drama, History

Cast : (in credits order) (verified as complete) , Jeff Daniels as Sig Mickelson , David Strathairn as Edward R. Murrow , Alex Borstein as Natalie , Rose Abdoo as Millie Lerner , Dianne Reeves as Jazz Singer , Peter Martin as Pianist , Christoph Luty as Bassist , Jeff Hamilton as Drummer , Matt Catingub as Saxophonist , Tate Donovan as Jesse Zousmer , Reed Diamond as John Aaron , Matt Ross as Eddie Scott , Patricia Clarkson as Shirley Wershba , Robert Downey Jr. as Joe Wershba , George Clooney as Fred Friendly , Thomas McCarthy as Palmer Williams (as Tom McCarthy) , Glenn Morshower as Colonel Anderson , Don Creech as Colonel Jenkins , Grant Heslov as Don Hewitt , Robert John Burke as Charlie Mack , Ray Wise as Don Hollenbeck , Robert Knepper as Don Surine , Helen Slayton-Hughes as Mary , Frank Langella as William Paley , Simon Helberg as CBS Page , JD Cullum as Stage Manager , Peter Jacobson as Jimmy , John Kepley as CBS Lawyer #1 , David Paul Christian as CBS Lawyer #2 , Joyce Lasley as Make-Up Girl rest of cast listed alphabetically: , Bill Blair as TV Studio Crewman (uncredited), Felix J. Boyle as Prominant Chicagoan (uncredited), Roy M. Cohn as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Ray Donn as Reporter (uncredited), Joseph Dowd as Reporter (uncredited), Robert F. Kennedy as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Liberace as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Bruna Matsin as Sig Mickelson's Wife (uncredited), Joseph McCarthy as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), John L. McClellan as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited), Katharine Phillips Moser as Jesse's Wife (uncredited), Alexana Thomas as Senator's Wife (uncredited), Rochelle Warner as Speech Wife (uncredited), Joseph N. Welch as Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Plot : Broadcast stringer Edward R. Murrow appears to move sip Senator Joseph McCarthy.

Run Time : 93 min

Country : USA | France | UK | Japan

Language : English

Filming Locations : CBS Television City – 7800 Beverly Blvd., Fairfax, Los Angeles, California, USA

Company : Warner Independent Pictures (WIP)

Trivia : During the DVD script as this film, George Clooney says that with aspects to 20% of the exam addressees tried and true in no way heard of Joseph McCarthy previous furthermore required to absorb the identity of the “actor” inspecting him. McCarthy, of course, was played by valid footage of the bona fide McCarthy: Joseph Raymond McCarthy (1908-1957), who was the Republican Junior Senator derive pleasure Wisconsin derive pleasure 1947 to 1957, as soon as he passed on to the massive beyond inside office.

Goofs : Anachronisms: The U.S. Air Force officers are shown wearing modern, brushed metal say tags. Air Force group of workers ended not wear say tags in anticipation of the off colour plastic ones were introduced inside 1967. Also officers are not allowed silver chin straps on the facility hat – just pure leather ones (even inside 1954). These are second hand because ceremonial obligations only.

Plot Summary : In the timely 1950’s, the risk of Communism got bend of an air of paranoia inside the United States with exploiting those prospects was Senator <a href="/name/nm0565191/">Joseph McCarthy</a> of Wisconsin. However, CBS stringer <a href="/name/nm0615386/">Edward R. Murrow</a> with his producer <a href="/name/nm0295562/">Fred W. Friendly</a> was resolute to seize a platform with assignment McCarthy with make known him as the expectation monger he was. However, their actions accepted a massive inner most toll on both men, nonetheless they stood by their notions with saved someone’s bacon to move gulp one among the some notorious senators inside American history.

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