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I Build the Tower (2006)

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"I Build the Tower" is the true story of the life and work of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a residential lot in South Central Los Angeles. ... See full summary »

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Brad Byer (co-writer), Edward Landler (co-writer)

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"I Build the Tower" is the true story of the life and work of Sam Rodia, the Italian immigrant who built the world-famous Watts Towers on a residential lot in South Central Los Angeles. These mosaic-covered spires of reinforced cement rising to almost one hundred feet were once scheduled for demolition by the City Building Department. The towers survived to become a symbol of the community in which they stand and they are now recognized throughout the world as a unique embodiment of the structural principles found in nature. Written by Edward Landler

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USA

Language:

English

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12 February 2007 (USA) See more »

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The Rodia Rap ('Yo, Sam')
Conceived and arranged by Brad Byer and Edward Landler
Music composed and arranged by Michael Abels
(Subito Music Corp. ASCAP)
Back Up Vocals by Dwight Trible and Logan A. Johnson, Jr.
Recording and Mix by Bjorn Schaller
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