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Darlow Smithson Productions To Produce 'The Real Phil Spector'

Darlow Smithson Productions, an IMG Media Company, is to produce 'The Real Phil Spector', a 60-minute documentary film for Channel 4 about the rise and fall of legendary music producer Phil Spector.
Set against the backdrop of Spector's trial for the murder of actress Lana Clarkson, the documentary will deliver a compelling history of Spector's bizarre life - from his humble beginnings in the Bronx, to the creation of his signature 'Wall of Sound' and eventual descent into distrust and paranoia.
The producers have secured exclusive access to family members, friends, artistes and employees who have been witness to the full force of Spector's volcanic and unpredictable temper. A ruthless businessman, Spector's revolutionary approach to pop production has made him one of the most-famous record producers in history.
Julian Ware, Executive Producer, Darlow Smithson Productions, said: "Spector revolutionised pop music with his astonishing production techniques, but revelations about his private life have shocked the world. Darlow Smithson will use all its remarkable story-telling skills to discover how the life of this legendary music icon went so tragically wrong. Spector's story is one of genius gone horribly awry."
Ralph Lee, Commissioning Editor for History, Channel 4 added: "This is a fantastic biography of one of the most talented and mysterious figures to emerge from popular music."
The Real Phil Spector is a Darlow Smithson Production for Channel 4, commissioned by Ralph Lee, Commissioning Editor for History. The documentary is directed by Jeremy Marre and Executive Produced by Julian Ware.

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