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

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