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Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie
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.
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." Was his show a platform for the working man or an incubator for Snooki and The Situation? Ironbound Films' ÉVOCATEUR: THE MORTON DOWNEY JR. MOVIE dissects the mind and motivation of television's most notorious agitator.
Starring Chris Elliott, Victoria Jackson, Gloria Allred, Morton Downey Jr., Al Sharpton
Directed by Seth Kramer
Running Time - 1:30
Genre - Documentary
Opened in Theaters - Friday, June 7th, 2013
This movie is not currently playing in theaters.
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