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Did Gordon Gekko lie about the sunrise?

In Wall Street (1987), Gordon Gekko calls Bud Fox, and during the call makes mention of the beautiful sunrise he's watching: "I wish you could see this. Light's coming up. I've never seen a ...
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What happened in Wall Street when Bud was asked to cover for his client's loss?

In this movie, Wall Street, Bud Fox was having a conversation with his client, it goes something like: BUD: You are a gentleman, sure it is going down a bit, but UNKNOWN CLIENT: give it back (not ...
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How accurate is this computer hardware in the movie Wall Street?

In the movie Wall Street, there are two monitors that look like some kind of computers with funny looking keypads. What are they? Did they really use this kind of equipment back then?
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What does "There came into Egypt a Pharaoh that did not know" mean?

In the 1987 movie Wall Street, Carl Fox (played by Martin Sheen) is skeptical of Gordon Gekko's intentions. He says to his son Bud: There came into Egypt a Pharaoh that did not know. I was ...
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Name of a painting in Wall Street (1987)

I am looking for a name of the painting or artist featured in Bud's apartment. I tried to google the artists in credits but no luck.
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