PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A young lawyer, Richard Goodwin, investigates a potentially fixed game show. Charles Van Doren, a big time show winner, is under Goodwin's investigation.
After Charles Van Doren says that he can picture the King of Belgium, "right down to that Habsburg lip," Herbert Stempel knows that Van Doren is planning to give the wrong answer. The King of Belgium did not have the Habsburg lip, a genetic ... ...
You wanna be worshipped? Go to India and moo.
In the beginning of the movie they have a question which is asked to the contestants, about Paul Revere's "Midnight Ride", which is a multiple part question. Two of the questions are inaccurate. 1) There is no evidence that the name of the horse is known. 2) The horse was not owned by John Larkin, but his John Larkin's father.
Herbert Stempel went to work for the New York City Transit Department. He still lives in Queens.
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