The Hudsucker Proxy ()

directed by Joel Coen
featuring Tim Robbins, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Paul Newman, Charles Durning, John Mahoney

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Joel Coen and Ethan Coen concocted this stylish screwball comedic amalgam of Frank Capra and Howard Hawks. Tim Robbins stars as Norville Barnes, a dull-wit from Muncie, Indiana who wrangles a job with the big Hudsucker Industries. He has a singular idea for a new children's toy that he wants to present to corporate executive Sidney J. Mussberger (Paul Newman). As he makes his way up to Mussberger's office, the company president Waring Hudsucker (Charles Durning) is on his way down -- through the window of the forty-fourth ...


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Aug 1, 2009

Anyone for New Product Development?

This movie I read about in one of my business management books. It is a somewhat light-hearted look at one man's rise to power and then his fall...but there's a need to ruin the ending. The cast in this film is great. This movie has some very solid business aspects to it for those interested in business or new product development.

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