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Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie

Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie

Morton Downey Jr.
Director: Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger
Cast: Morton Downey Jr.
Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, Jeremy Newberger,

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Long before hot-headed guests were trading blows on The Jerry Springer Show, Morton Downey Jr. was transforming daytime television into a smoke-blowing spectacle of rage. With his bulging eyes and a lit cigarette clenched firmly between steel-trap teeth, he took no prisoners while barking vicious insults at his guests and audiences alike. It was the 1980s, and television viewers were transfixed by the man who had no fear, and no apparent filter. But then, as quickly as Downey Jr. had appeared out of nowhere to lower the standards for civil discourse, he was gone. In this documentary, Emmy-nominated filmmakers Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller, and Jeremy Newberger chart the motor-mouthed trash TV host's dizzying rise to fame, as well as his thunderous fall from the spotlight through interviews with Chris Elliot, Herman Cain, Sally Jessy Raphael, Pat Buchanan, Richard Bey, and Gloria Allred.

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Product Details

Release Date: 09/03/2013
UPC: 0876964005890
Original Release: 2012
Source: Magnolia Home Ent
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen, Color]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Stereo, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 63,649

Special Features

Memorable moments; Behind the animation; Trailer; An evening with Kellie Everts; Commentary with directors Seth Kramer, Daniel A. Miller and Jeremy Newberger

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Morton Downey Actor
Herman Cain Participant
Pat Buchanan Participant
Chris Elliott Participant
Gloria Allred Participant
Sally Jessy Raphael Participant
Alan Dershowitz Participant
Curtis Sliwa Participant
Richard Bey Participant

Technical Credits
Seth Kramer Director,Cinematographer,Editor,Executive Producer
Daniel A. Miller Director,Executive Producer,Screenwriter
Jeremy Newberger Director,Art Director,Executive Producer,Production Designer
Ken Fuhr Cinematographer
Roger T. Grange Cinematographer
Hamyard Ltd. Animator
Richard Patterson Cinematographer
Marc Ribot Score Composer
Chad Wilson Cinematographer
Ben Wolf Cinematographer
Graham Wright Associate Producer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
1. Pioneer Of Provocation [8:10]
2. Ending False Politeness [5:33]
3. Showbiz Family [9:15]
4. Mort's Mob [4:43]
5. Creating Conflict 101 [9:54]
6. Top 40 To Television [7:40]
7. Mort And Lloyd [5:47]
8. The Perfect Story [8:35]
9. Losing Control [8:14]
10. You Too Must Die [8:20]
11. Rise And Fall [11:00]
12. End Credits [2:17]

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