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The Wages of Spin (2008)

Approved | | Documentary | 2008 (USA)
The Wages of Spin chronicles The Philadelphia Music Scene from 1952 thru 1963. The film focuses primarily on Dick Clark, Bandstand, The Teen Idols and Payola. This is the first honest, ... See full summary »

Director:

Shawn Swords

Writers:

Shawn Swords, Conrad Zimmer (story)
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Credited cast:
Dave Appell Dave Appell ... Self
Frankie Avalon ... Self
Len Barry Len Barry ... Self
Jerry Blavat ... Self
Dick Boccelli Dick Boccelli ... Self
Stephen Caldwell Stephen Caldwell ... Self
John Carlton John Carlton ... Self
J.T. Carter J.T. Carter ... Self
Chubby Checker ... Self
Dick Clark ... Self (archive footage)
Pete Cozzi Pete Cozzi ... Self
Fabian ... Self
Connie Francis ... Self
Bunny Gibson ... Self
Charlie Gracie ... Self
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The Wages of Spin chronicles The Philadelphia Music Scene from 1952 thru 1963. The film focuses primarily on Dick Clark, Bandstand, The Teen Idols and Payola. This is the first honest, comprehensive look at the inner workings of The Music Industry during this time frame. Written by Shawn Swords

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Followed by Wages of Spin II Bring Down That Wall (2014) See more »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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2008 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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