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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Dave Appell Dave Appell ... Himself
Frankie Avalon ... Himself
Len Barry Len Barry ... Himself
Jerry Blavat Jerry Blavat ... Himself
Dick Boccelli Dick Boccelli ... Himself
Stephen Caldwell Stephen Caldwell ... Himself
John Carlton John Carlton ... Himself
J.T. Carter J.T. Carter ... Himself
Chubby Checker ... Himself
Dick Clark ... Himself (archive footage)
Pete Cozzi Pete Cozzi ... Himself
Fabian ... Himself
Connie Francis ... Herself
Bunny Gibson ... Herself
Charlie Gracie Charlie Gracie ... Himself
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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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Documentary

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Approved
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2008 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Color
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Followed by Wages of Spin II Bring Down That Wall (2014) See more »

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