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Quiz Show...Starring: John Turturro, Ralph Fiennes (used VHS)

Listed In Category: Entertainment > VHS
Secondary Category: Entertainment > Films
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Classified Id VYMLSOKV
Asking Price $ 4.25 USD per item
Quantity 1 item (used condition)
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Renewed Date20-Oct-2017 06:16:43 AM EST
Expiration Date 19-Dec-2017 06:16:43 AM EST
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Ivybeth member since 22-dec-2005
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View Hendersonville Classifieds Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
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Classified Details
Director: Robert Redford; List Price: $19.98; Format: VHS; Rating: PG-13; Sound: DigitalSound, SurroundSound, Closed Captioned; Length: 133 minutes; UPC: 765362558032. Condition: Good. Previous rental with a few stickers on tape but not on cover. Cover is still in overall good shape, and tape plays well.

Movie Description:

Based on the book Remembering America: A Voice from the Sixties by Richard N. Goodwin, this Robert Redford film tells the true story behind the great quiz show scandal of 1959. As television becomes more popular throughout the 1950s, quiz shows follow suit, attracting compulsive viewers who cheer for the brilliant, intellectual contestants--America's best and brightest. Herbert Stempel (John Turturro) may be unattractive and abrasive, but in 1959 he is the reigning champion of the game show TWENTY-ONE. When ratings begin to slip, the network decides that it's time to bring in a more appealing champion and bribes Stempel to answer incorrectly and purposely lose to Charles Van Doren (Ralph Fiennes), a handsome WASP professor who eventually achieves celebrity status and incredible wealth. Feeling bitter and betrayed, Stempel accuses the producers of feeding answers to the quiz show winners, prompting a congressional investigation. As the scandal grows, a different portrait of America emerges--one that shatters the nation's illusion of perfection so prevalent in the 1950s. Rob Morrow stars as Dick Goodwin, the investigator who labors tirelessly to establish the truth and simultaneously develops a respectful friendship with the subject of the investigation, Van Doren.

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