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Genius on Hold

PG| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
The story of Walter L. Shaw tells how Bell Co.'s refusal to pay for his revolutionary inventions led to his associations with organized crime.

Cast: Frank Langella

Director: Gregory Marquette

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Freestyle Releasing LLC

Genius on Hold (2012)

Release Date: March 1st, 2013|1 hr. 32 min.

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  • June 10, 2014 Cristian Cartagena
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  • February 15, 2014 lj00000000180886
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    Genius on Hold is a poignant look at corporate greed run amuck. Walter Shaw contributed 39 telephone patents. When he sought due credit, he was jailed and black-balled by AT&T. He became homeless and died penniless. His story leads to divestiture of AT&T by the US DoJ in 1984.

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