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      • The Big Eyes true story confirms that the real Walter Keane sold his wife Margaret's paintings at his favorite 1950s San Francisco beatnik club, The Hungry i. As in the movie, it was there that she discovered Walter was taking credit for her work. "...he was over there, talking, selling paintings," says Margaret, "when somebody walked over to me and said: 'Do you paint too?'
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  2. Big Eyes: True Story Behind the Films Starring Amy Adams | Time › 3632635 › the-true-story-behind-big-eyes

    Dec 25, 2014 · F or years, Walter Keane was known as one of the most commercially successful artists of the 1960s. His paintings of waif-thin girls with eyes four times their normal size were dubbed “the most...

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  3. Big Eyes True Story vs. Movie - Real Margaret Keane, Walter Keane › reelfaces › big-eyes

    The Big Eyes true story reveals that Margaret Hawkins met Walter Keane at an outdoor art fair in San Francisco in the spring of 1955. The real Margaret and Walter have very different memories of their first meeting.

  4. Big Eyes: the true story of Margaret and Walter Keane › culture › film

    Big Eyes: the true story of Margaret and Walter Keane. Director Tim Burton and artist Margaret Keane, subject of his latest film 'Big Eyes', talk about one of the biggest lies in American art

  5. Inside Big Eyes - the outrageous true story of Margaret Keane ... › 2014/12/18 › big-eyes-margaret

    Dec 18, 2014 · The story of Margaret Keane and Big Eyes — from the extensive and excellent Production Notes: SYNOPSIS: From the whimsical mind of director Tim Burton, BIG EYES tells the outrageous true story of one of the most epic art frauds in history. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, painter Walter Keane had reached success beyond belief, revolutionizing the commercialization of popular art with his enigmatic paintings of waifs with big eyes.

  6. Big Eyes - Wikipedia › wiki › Big_Eyes

    Box office. $29.3 million. Big Eyes is a 2014 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Tim Burton, written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski and starring Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz. The film is about the life of American artist Margaret Keane —famous for painting and drawing portraits of people with big eyes.

  7. Big Eyes (2014) - IMDb › title › tt1126590

    Dec 25, 2014 · "Big Eyes" (2014) is more of good feel comedy drama then a serious biography drama as it's genre indicates. Yes, it is based on a very true story, but this is not a typical biopic by any means. It's a "light" and easy movie, with some great performances by both leads, tight pacing, very nice writing and directing.

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  8. Nov 26, 2014 · The new film tells the strange but true story of Margaret Keane (Amy Adams), a divorcee who arrives with her young daughter in San Francisco in the late 1950s. She’s a bit of a mystery – women...

  9. Big Eyes (2014) - Plot Summary - IMDb › title › tt1126590

    Summaries. A drama about the awakening of painter Margaret Keane, her phenomenal success in the 1950s, and the subsequent legal difficulties she had with her husband, who claimed credit for her works in the 1960s. In San Francisco in the 1950s, Margaret was a woman trying to make it on her own after leaving her husband with only her daughter and her paintings.

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