Skip to main content

Genius on Hold

Rated PG for thematic elements, brief language and some smoking images.

PG 91min.
 
Share this movie on
Genius on Hold Movie Poster
Released on
A talented and prolific inventor dies penniless and unknown, even though his creations are about as commonplace as staplers. A jewel thief son blames his life of crime on the wrongs that befell the father. Read More
Review this movie Write a Review
February 15, 2014
lj00000000180886
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.

Hot on Moviefone

Stay Connected with Moviefone

My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X