Evocateur: The Morton Downey, Jr. Movie

Evocateur: The Morton Downey, Jr. Movie

A film by Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger
Starring Morton Downey, Jr.

Before entire networks were built on populist personalities; before reality morphed into a TV genre; the masses fixated on a single, sociopathic star: controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr.

Filmmakers scheduled to appear!
In the late ‘80s, Downey tore apart the traditional talk format by turning debate of current issues into a gladiator pit. His blow-smoke-in-your-face style drew a rabid cult following, but also the title “Father of Trash Television.” Évocateur: The Morton Downey, Jr. Movie dissects the mind and motivation of television’s most notorious agitator.

Prepare for a rollercoaster ride through Downey’s euphoric ascent to fame and nauseating plummet to infamy.

 

Technical Information

Production Year
2012
Country of Production
USA
Language
English

Past Screenings (since April 2nd, 2009)

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013
7:30pm

See http://musicboxtheatre.com/showtimes for all currently scheduled films.

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