Washington: Behind Closed Doors


2h 30m 1977

Brief Synopsis

A lavish fictionalized retelling of the Watergate story (based on Watergate conspirator John Ehrlichman's novel) mixing political intrigue and personal drama and centering on the rise of a power-hungry American president and the men with whom he surrounds himself in order to keep his grip on his off

Film Details

Also Known As
Behind Closed Doors
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

Synopsis

A lavish fictionalized retelling of the Watergate story (based on Watergate conspirator John Ehrlichman's novel) mixing political intrigue and personal drama and centering on the rise of a power-hungry American president and the men with whom he surrounds himself in order to keep his grip on his office. Robert Vaughn received an Emmy Award for his performance as the President's Chief of Staff, with other nominations going to the show itself as Outstanding Series, to Jason Robards for his portrayal of President Richard Monckton with its overt Nixonian images, director Gary Nelson, cinematographers Joseph Biroc and Jack Swain, art directors Jack DeShields and Jamie Claytor and set decorator Barbara Kreiger.

Film Details

Also Known As
Behind Closed Doors
Release Date
1977

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 30m

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Aired in United States September 6, 1977

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