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Crossing the Line | 1

Crossing the Line | 1

Jack Murphy, a childhood violin prodigy who played in symphony orchestras and earned a full scholarship for tennis to the University of Pittsburgh, drops out and heads to Florida. There, he quickly rises to the upper echelons of the booming sport of surfing, and earns his nickname – Murf the Surf. After a failed marriage, however, his mood turned south, and he made a decision to enter into a life of crime.

Duration: 21 min

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