February 1, 2019
Muscatine Community College Theatre
152 Colorado Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
Watch the trailer here!
Norman Baker: The Man In Purple – Free public screening with Q&A with cast and crew following the film.
Friday, February 1, 2019
Man in Purple tells the story of the one and only Norman G. Baker. Baker was born in Muscatine and raised to be an entrepreneur from an early age. Norman was known for the fantastic nature of his plans and inventions, including calliaphones, radio stations, and finding a cure for cancer. His “cure” for cancer was an attack on the standard medical practices of his era and an early pre-cursor to holistic wellness practices and alternative illness treatments. The man was a fascinating piece of history, who made waves on the radio that were a precursor to modern-day personalities, such as Howard Stern. You couldn’t make up this story if you tried…