Welcome to Slate Money Goes to the Movies, a miniseries in which Felix Salmon, Emily Peck, and a different guest each week discuss popular business-themed movies.
Michael Bierut, graphic designer and self-described “recovering Ayn Rand fan”, joins Felix and Emily to discuss the 1949 film adaptation of The Fountainhead. They cover the film’s remarkable architecture, the clunky, long-winded dialogue, and its surprising watchability--despite Ayn Rand’s insistence on controlling everything.
Podcast production by Jessamine Molli.
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