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Herman J. Mankiewicz (Character)
from RKO 281 (1999) (TV)

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RKO 281 -- Orson Welles produces his greatest film, Citizen Kane, despite the opposition of the film's de facto subject, William Randolph Hearst.

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Herman Mankiewicz

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  1. FourAct Play (2007) Played by Reinhold Weiser

  2. RKO 281 (1999) (TV) Played by John Malkovich (as Herman Mankiewicz)
    ... aka "RKO 281: The Battle Over Citizen Kane" - USA (video box title)

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From RKO 281 (1999) (TV)
[last lines]
Herman J. 'Mank' Mankiewicz: Was it worth it?
Orson Welles: I don't know. I can't imagine doing it any other way. I suppose it's just my character.
Herman J. 'Mank' Mankiewicz: It won't be easy having made your masterpiece at 26.
Orson Welles: Is that what you think - that I'm just going to burn out at the ripe old age of 26?
Herman J. 'Mank' Mankiewicz: All stars burn out Orson. It's the flame that counts.
Orson Welles: [Toasting] To the flame.
Herman J. 'Mank' Mankiewicz: To the flame.
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