An idealistic young lawyer working for a Congressional subcommittee in the late 1950s discovers that TV quiz shows are being fixed. His investigation focuses on two contestants on the show "Twenty-One": Herbert Stempel, a brash working-class Jew from Queens, and Charles Van Doren, the patrician scion of one of America's leading literary families. Based on a true story. Written by
Tim Horrigan <email@example.com>
Fifty million people watched, but no one saw a thing.
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Herb Stemple, you lead at this point by 18 to 11. The category is movies, how many points do you wish to try for?
I'll try 3, three points.
Which would give you 21 points if you guess right and you will be the winner again.
Which motion picture won the Academy Award for 1955?
[feigning nervousness and thinking
1955... Academy Award... Best Picture. Hmmm, you know... I don't remember.
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DANCING IN THE DARK
Written by Arthur Schwartz
and Howard Dietz See more