William Wheeler

William Wheeler

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Now Playing: The Hoax - The Power This Gives Us
Starring: Richard Gere, Alfred Molina

Cliff receives an extremely powerful document from an unknown source. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina)

The Hoax - The Power This Gives Us

The Hoax - The Power This Gives Us

Cliff receives an extremely powerful document from an unknown source. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina)

The Hoax - The Book

The Hoax - The Book

When his publishers refuse to meet with him, Cliff makes up a story about working on "the most important book of the 20th century." In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Andrea Tate (Hope Davis)

The Hoax - Buoyant

The Hoax - Buoyant

Cliff and Dick infiltrate the Pentagon to obtain a hard copy of a Hughes federal testimony. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina)

The Hoax - The Check

The Hoax - The Check

Irving uses the publishers' increasing desire for the hit autobiography to leverage even larger paychecks for himself and "Hughes." In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Shelton Fisher (Stanley Tucci)

The Hoax - Summoned

The Hoax - Summoned

Irving approaches his former publishers with a fantastical (and fabricated) story of being summoned by Howard Hughes. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina), Andrea Tate (Hope Davis)

The Hoax - The Call

The Hoax - The Call

Cliff's former lover Nina calls him up out of the blue. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina), Andrea Tate (Hope Davis), Nina Van Pallandt (Julie Delpy)

The Hoax - In Character

The Hoax - In Character

Cliff gets into character as Howard Hughes to record his "biography." In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina)

The Hoax - Deeper and Deeper

The Hoax - Deeper and Deeper

As the hoax gets more serious, Cliff comes up with a way to cover his tracks. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina)

The Hoax - The Box

The Hoax - The Box

Cliff receives a mysterious box containing documents that could change everything about his book. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere)

The Hoax - Windfall

The Hoax - Windfall

When Clifford gets good news from his publishers, he quickly starts upgrading his life. In this scene: Clifford Irving (Richard Gere), Dick Suskind (Alfred Molina), Edith Irving (Marcia Gay Harden)