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Genius on hold.

Marquette, Gregory, (director,, screenwriter.). Shaw, Walter Thiel, 1948- (producer.). Coe, Daniel, 1980- (composer.). Douglas, Jack, (composer.). Langella, Frank, (narrator.).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Freestyle Digital Media : 2013.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Gregory Marquette.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Frank Langella.
Summary, etc.:
Genius On Hold is a documentary on inventor Walter L. Shaw who invented the speakerphone, touchtone dialing, call forwarding, voice recognition and the presidential "red phone." He held 39 patents but ended up in the mob. Narrated by Frank Langella.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Telephone > Technological innovations > United States.
Telephone > Patents.
Inventors > United States > Biography.
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