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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
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Billy Dorfman
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Lucia
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Mona
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Vinny
David Mauro ...
Bellhop
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Dottie Dorfman
Reva Rose ...
Rhoda
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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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The script was adapted by Arthur Miller from two of his own short stories, which had originally appeared in the Saturday Evening Post. See more »

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