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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Melbar Entertainment Group : 2012.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Barry Avrich.
Participant or Performer Note:
Diahann Carroll, Elaine Stritch, Martin Knelman, Eddie Greenspan, Garth Drabinsky, Dan Brambilla, Aubrey Dan, Jeremy Gerard, Howard Lichtman, David Fingold.
Summary, etc.:
Showstopper is an honest, well-balanced and hard-hitting biography of one of the world's most flamboyant show-business moguls. It is an emotionally powerful film illustrating the rise and fall of a man who modeled himself after Hollywood ubermoguls Adolf Zukor, Lew Wasserman and the Greek tragic hero, Icarus. Punctuated with key interviews, including those that despised Drabinsky's draconian style, journalists and financial analysts who predicted his demise, industry insiders and the elite of the theatre community that mourn his passing, this film charts Drabinsky's career, the art that inspired him, and the ten-year battle to bring him to eventually convict him.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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