• Genius on Hold (2013)

Genius on Hold

Release Date: March 1st, 2013

DVD Release Date: May 13th, 2014

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

Production Co: Top Cat Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Slant Magazine

    Though overstuffed, his film eschews pop-doc conventions by opting for in-depth analysis over superficiality. show more

  • 90
    Ernest HardyVillage Voice

    One marvel of the film is how it conveys so much information so quickly, and with such accessibility. show more

  • 60
    Bill GoodykoontzArizona Republic

    It’s a mix of good films that could have been a single outstanding one. show more

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