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http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/7226739?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Fri, 12 Jan 2018 23:15:37 +0000 VIDEO: Polka King from Hazleton portrayed in new movie VIDEO: Polka King from Hazleton portrayed in new movie http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12464/7226739?cpt=8&wpid=2637 WFMZ Allentown, PA on monday, tuesday and maybe even into wednesday obesity. "there's a mostly connie on friday so it was a lot of rain it was warm and was pretty nice he advised if i can make yes however back to reality it >>>rob vaughn: polka, ponzie schemes.. and prison. netflix's newest movie is based on polka king jan lewan .. who gained national fame in hazleton. wfmz's bo koltnow gives us a preview. >>netflix he make you laugh. >>reporter in the netflix movie the polka king jack black plays polish immigrant jan lewan. >>netflix when i was little boy in poland i had dreams of coming to america. >>reporter those dreams turned to schemes..as lewan gained polka fame in hazleton.. >>nat music >>reporter then was busted for running a ponzi scheme out of his hazleton will merchandise shop. >>jan lewan polka isn't big business. i have this to start this gift shop. to do that you have to have money to do something. >>reporter we caught up with the real jan lewan via skype from his home in florida. >>jan i didn't know i was doing wrong, when i learned it was just too late to stop. >>reporter lewan was sentenced to 5 years in prison for taking 5 million dollars from people..while serving time he had his throat slashed by his cell mate..who heard the false rumor lewan was a child molester. >>jan that is why i wrote the book. i write 1300 pages. a book about everything that i've done in my life good and bad. >>reporter that led to a documentary... and now movie.. >>bo koltnow this is lewan's shop. a neighbor said the polka king..ever the showman..would shut down this intersection and play. a way to make money for his store. >>nat music >>reporter lewan still has family in hazelton. resident rocco arruzzo remembers the polka king well. >>rocco arruzzo from a musical stand point he was very good. had a good orchestra, good band and traveled a lot. >>reporter others say the ring of his ponzi scheme still stings. >>nat music polka rap >>reporter however the 76 year old continues




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