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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Bellhop
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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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30 November 1978 (USA)  »

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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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