The Dream Makers

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The Dream Makers
Written byBill Svanoe
Directed byBoris Sagal
StarringJames Franciscus
Diane Baker
John Astin
Ron Thompson
Kenny Rogers
Mickey Jones
Michael Lerner
Katey Sagal
Music byFred Karlin
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Executive producer(s)Charles Robert McLain
Producer(s)Boris Sagal
Sara Macon (associate producer)
CinematographyHoward Schwartz
Editor(s)Jim Benson
Running time90 min.
Production company(s)MGM Television
Original networkNBC
Original releaseJanuary 7, 1975

The Dream Makers is a 1975 American made-for-television drama film starring James Franciscus, Diane Baker, John Astin, Ron Thompson, Kenny Rogers and directed by Boris Sagal. It aired on January 7, 1975 on the NBC television network.[1]


A university professor with big dreams launches a career in the music industry, eventually running his own record label. To ensure radio stations play run his recording artists' music he illegally pays off deejays and in doing so runs the risk of destroying everything he's built.


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  1. ^ "The New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved 2012-01-17.

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