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Dealing, or the Berkeley to Boston 40 Brick Lost Bag Blues

Released 1972
Distributor Warner Bros.

Robert F. Lyons plays a bored law student turned drug dealer in Paul Williams’s 1972 drama. Based on a pseudonymous novel by Michael Crichton and his brother Douglas, the film co-stars Barbara Hershey, and John Lithgow—in his film debut—as a sleazy theater director. Charles Durning and Paul Sorvino round out the colorful cast.

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About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories.  Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame.  Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.