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Fame (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  30 November 1978 (USA)
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A waiter becomes a sudden overnight success as a playwright, and then begins negotiations with an Italian movie director to turn his play into a film. The results are unexpected.

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Meyer Shine
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Francesco
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Driver
Robert Alda ...
Concierge
Joe Bennett ...
Danielo
Oliver Clark ...
Billy Dorfman
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Lucia
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Mona
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Airport Policeman
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Car Salesman
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Vinny
David Mauro ...
Bellhop
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Dottie Dorfman
Reva Rose ...
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Bess
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A waiter becomes a sudden overnight success as a playwright, and then begins negotiations with an Italian movie director to turn his play into a film. The results are unexpected.

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Hallmark Hall of Fame: Fame (#28.2)  »

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Arthur Miller's first comedy, and his first play written especially for television. See more »

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Edited into Hallmark Hall of Fame (1951) See more »

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