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Kingfish: A Story of Huey P. Long (1995)

TV Movie  -   -  Biography | Drama  -  19 March 1995 (USA)
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A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."

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A dramatization of the events leading up to the 1935 assassination of Huey Long, the flamboyant and controversial governor of Louisiana.

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Rose Long
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A look at the life and career of controversial Louisiana governor Huey Long, whose nickname was "The Kingfish."

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Some called him a hero. Some called him the most dangerous man in America.

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Even though the movie was set in Louisiana, part of it was filmed at the State Capitol in Richmond, VA. The Seal of the Commonwealth of Virginia is clearly visible on the backs of the legislators' desk chairs. See more »

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Features Triumph of the Will (1935) See more »

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john goodman makes this movie
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John goodman has proven his acting ability with this movie. It should be considered the height of his career. It is extremely doubtful that any actor could have played Huey P. Long with such conviction and believability as John Goodman. Combined with a lovely performance by anne heche, the movie is an acting coup. A must-see for lovers of historical films.


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