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Where I Stand: The Hank Greenspun Story (2008)

Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israel's War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank... See full summary »

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Scott Goldstein

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Scott Goldstein
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Cast

Credited cast:
Anthony Hopkins ... Narrator
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Ehrlichman ... Himself
Barbara Greenspun Barbara Greenspun ... Herself
Brian Greenspun Brian Greenspun ... Himself
Danny Greenspun Danny Greenspun ... Himself
Hank Greenspun Hank Greenspun ... Himself (archive footage)
Susan Greenspun Susan Greenspun ... Herself
Howard Hughes ... Himself (archive footage)
Kirk Kerkorian ... Himself
Adnan Khashoggi Adnan Khashoggi ... Himself
Herb Klein Herb Klein ... Himself
Meyer Lansky ... Himself (archive footage)
Lou Lenart Lou Lenart ... Himself
Robert Maheu Robert Maheu ... Himself
Rose Marie ... Herself
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Convicted gun runner, Las Vegas visionary, crusading newspaper publisher, target of the Watergate burglars, hero of Israel's War of Independence...these are only some the highlights of Hank Greenspun's remarkable life. A previously untold story of a genuine American hero. From his early days working for Bugsy Siegel, and his secret life in the underground Haganah, to his public battles with Senator Joseph McCarthy, bigoted casino owners, and the I.R.S., Hank Greenspun was fearless. Written by Scott Goldstein

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Cannes, Alpes-Maritimes, France See more »

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Budget:

$950,000 (estimated)
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SgpMedia See more »
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Color (HD)
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Hank Greenspun is the new Jewish Forrest Gump
27 April 2009 | by jjmdmomsSee all my reviews

Clearly a surprise to find this notorious gun runner was really quite a courageous fighter for justice through the decades....from funding and supplying the emerging state of Israel to facing Joseph McCarthy, to fighting racism, and keeping free speech alive by funding his own news venues, this documentary was enlightening and portrayed a modern day rogue hero who has flown under the radar.....until now. How amazing to think that his legacy still lives in Las Vegas - his son still publishes the Las Vegas Sun, and continues to enlighten the masses with expose journalism worthy of a Pulitzer. This is quite a story on all levels, and reminiscent of the stellar life of fictional Forrest Gump - but with more grit and less schmaltz (sp?)


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