The Hearst and Davies Affair Poster

Release Date: 1985

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
Middle-aged publishing mogul William Randolph Hearst (Robert Mitchum) begins an affair with teen showgirl Marion Davies (Virginia Madsen), a relationship that inspires endless gossip because of their age difference and Hearst's marital status. Hearst asks his wife, Millicent (Caroline Yeager), for a divorce, but when she refuses, he carries on with the affair for many years. Eventually, Hearst starts a movie production company, which develops several films starring Davies.

Cast: Robert Mitchum, Virginia Madsen, Fritz Weaver, Doris Belack, Laura Henry, Frances Hyland, Caroline Yeager, George Touliatos

Director: David Rich

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Marriage, Love, Temptation, Passionate, Forbidden love