“I suspect my daughter, years from now, will still be getting checks.” That’s one of the actors from Shawshank Redemption describing the movie’s life sentence of residual checks. It’s rated the best movie ever by IMDB users and it’s basically always on TV. The WSJ’s Russell Adams explains how one of Hollywood’s great second acts keeps making money.

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