A documentary film that is based on corporate corruption. Recounting the epic story of the engineering genius Walter L. Shaw, the mob and a courageous son all connecting to make the telephone what it is today.
Genius on Hold Plot: What's the story?
Story centers on Walter L. Shaw, a prolific inventor in the telecommunications field who turned to the mob, whose bookies used his "black box" to run their gambling operations and wound up destitute before passing away in 1996. His son, embittered by his father's destruction, turned to organized crime in the 1970s and 1980s before attempting to set the record straight about his father.
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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Genius on Hold?
- Debuted as an official selection at the Palm Beach International Film Festival and Soho International Film Festival.
Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Genius on Hold?
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Production Timeline: When did the Genius on Hold come together?
On or about February 2, 2013 • The film was in Completed status.
Genius on Hold Release Date: When was it released?Genius on Hold was released in 2013 on Friday, March 1, 2013 in limited movie theaters. There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including Jack the Giant Slayer, Phantom and 21 and Over.
- United States
- March 1, 2013 Limited
- March 1, 2013
When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?Tuesday, May 13, 2014
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