Lee Daniels' The Butler (5-Aug-2013)|
Original Title: The Butler
Director: Lee Daniels
Writer: Danny Strong
From article by: Wil Haygood
Keywords: Drama, Biography
Biographical drama tells the story of an African-American man's eventful career as a White House butler for a number of Presidents.
Inspired by the real-life career of former White House butler Eugene Allen, The Butler tells the tale of how Cecil Gaines, an African-American man from a humble background, served in various capacities as a White House serviceman from 1952 to 1986, rising through the ranks from "pantry man" to maitre d'hotel and witnessing key events affecting eight separate Presidential administrations in the process.
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