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Comment on Network: "I'm as Mad as Hell"

Release: 1976-11-27
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"I'm as Mad as Hell" Scene
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Clip Description
Howard Beale (Peter Finch), the longtime anchor of the UBS Evening News, learns from news division president Max Schumacher (William Holden) that he has just two more weeks on the air because of declining ratings. The two old friends get roaring drunk and lament the state of their industry. The following night, Beale announces on live television that he will commit suicide on next Tuesday's broadcast.
Movie Description
A TV network cynically exploits a deranged ex-TV anchor's ravings and revelations about the media for their own profit.
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Sidney Lumet
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