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He was finally released to the Soviets, and spent what little was left of his life working in their propaganda ministry, writing and making speeches.
He died of typhus in 1920, three days before his 33rd birthday.
The film is an achievement nearly unparalleled in the history of American cinema—ambitious, complex, and entertaining in equal measures.
It is partly a biopic, centered on the short but eventful life of the writer and activist John Reed, one of the few Americans buried in the Kremlin, whose account of the bloody birth of the Soviet Union, is a classic of political journalism.
"If Kubrick called me tomorrow I'd turn him down. To be a director, you have to be sick." Photographs by David Appleby.
His ability to will something to happen was mind-boggling.” come to mind—are generally dubious propositions in the film business; studio executives are right to run for the hills when a powerful star, director, or producer knocks on the door with a personal project to which he or she has long given tender care, and this was never truer than in the late 70s, a time when the once astringent talents of the New Hollywood were giving way to bloat and self-indulgence.
As former Paramount production head Bob Evans puts it in his inimitable fashion, “Warren could dictate what he wanted to make.
[Born to comfortable circumstances in Portland, Oregon, Reed had gone to Harvard.
After Reed’s death she tumbled downhill into alcoholism, drug addiction, and poverty. Beatty recalls coming across Reed’s story in the mid-1960s.
He says, “When you’re very, very young, you hear, ‘John Reed: Harvard guy gets over [to Russia] and ends up being buried in the Kremlin wall,’ and then you find out later that he traveled with Pancho Villa, so after you read ” which was Reed’s first book.