In this episode, we explore, “the Birth of the Blockbuster” Happy fourth of July! Summers are known for vacations, hotdogs, fireworks, and of course, summer blockbusters. But that wasn’t always the case. In fact, it’s mostly thanks to one movie! What could that movie be? Could it be this week’s thumbnail?! Join us finding out and laughing along the way!
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