Gossip columnist Walter Winchell was once one of the most influential voices in America as this powerful biographical drama reveals as it charts the rise and fall of the celebrity scribe. Stanley Tucci is Winchell whose quick wit and blending of rumor andnews defined entertainment journalism and made him a star with newspaper readers and radio listeners. Paul Giamatti costars as the media genius' best friend, ghostwriter and author of the biography on which this HBO telefilm is based. History fans will love this Golden Globe winning production that stylishly portrays mid-century America. **Please be aware that this is a manufactured on demand disc that was created using a DVD-R disc. It should play in all standard DVD players.