MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 63,767 this week

Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (2001)

TV Movie  -   -  Documentary | Biography  -  14 February 2001 (USA)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 159 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 1 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 66 titles
created 18 Apr 2011
 
a list of 151 titles
created 03 Feb 2012
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (TV Movie 2001)

Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies (TV Movie 2001) on IMDb 6.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Captured on Film: The True Story of Marion Davies.
1 nomination. See more awards »
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Herself - Narrator (voice)
Jeanine Basinger ...
Herself
...
Herself
Robert Board ...
Himself (as Bob Board)
Kevin Brownlow ...
Himself
...
Himself
Mary Collins ...
Herself
Stanley Flink ...
Himself
Frederick Lawrence Guiles ...
Himself
Belinda Vidor Holiday ...
Herself
...
Herself
Constance Moore ...
Herself
Suzanne Vidor Parry ...
Herself
...
Himself (as Carl Roup)
...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

14 February 2001 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Features Citizen Kane (1941) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Well-executed biography restores Davies's place in film history.
17 February 2001 | by (San Diego, California) – See all my reviews

This reassessment of Marion Davies will make you long for the chance to see her movies, many of which are difficult to find. In every excerpt Marion Davies shines! A deft performer of the silent era, she had extraordinary range and a brilliant comic talent. She made a successful transition to talkies, but her physical expression proves she was a kind of female Chaplin. Seeing this documentary has changed my whole perspective on the Orson Welles/William Randolph Hearst controversy over "Citizen Kane"--given the depth of this great actress's talent it's no surprise Hearst fought so hard to keep "Kane" from being released. And now I wish I could have been invited to one of the fabled parties at San Simeon--what a blast they must have been with someone with a flair for joyous expression like Davies as hostess!


7 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Contribute to This Page