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Title Valley of the dolls [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; a Mark Robson-David Weisbart production ; screenplay by Helen Deutsch, Dorothy Kingsley ; produced by David Weisbart ; directed by Mark Robson ; produced by Red Lion Productions Inc. and released by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.

Publication Info. Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, [2006]
Beverly Hills, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.


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Edition Special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical stereo mono Dolby Digital rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Series Cinema classics collection
Cinema classics collection.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (letterbox) presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1; Dolby Digital stereo (English) or mono (English, Spanish)
Language English or dubbed Spanish dialogue, optional English, Spanish, or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note Based on the novel by Jacqueline Susann.
Cast Barbara Parkins (Anne Welles), Patty Duke (Neely O'Hara), Paul Burke (Lyon Burke), Sharon Tate (Jennifer North), Tony Scotti (Tony Polar), Martin Milner (Mel Anderson), Charles Drake (Kevin Gillmore), Alex Davion (Ted Casablanca), Lee Grant (Miriam), Joey Bishop (MC, Telethon), George Jessel (MC, Grammy Awards), Susan Hayward (Helen Lawson).
Credits Director of photography, William H. Daniels ; film editor, Dorothy Spencer ; choreography by Robert Sidney ; songs "Give a Little More" "It's Impossible" "Come LIve with Me" "I'll Plant My Own Tree" and Theme from "Valley of the Dolls" lyrics by Dory Previn, music by Andre Previn ; Dionne Warwick sings the Theme from "Valley of the Dolls" ; music adapted and conducted by John Williams.
Note Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1967.
Audience MPAA Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements involving substance abuse, some sexual content, partial nudity and language.
Summary Three girls come to New York City and later, Hollywood, to chase their dreams of stardom: there's Anne, the innocent secretary type who becomes an assistant to a large theatrical agent; Neely, an aspiring chorus girl with pluck who dreams of being a singer; and the beautiful blonde Jennifer, who longs to be a real actress, but is destined to be regarded as a sex object. Life has a lot to give them, but there are prices for fame and fortune-- addictions to pills, booze, drowned careers, crumbling fortunes, dizzying highs and incredible lows. The three girls go for broke, eaten alive by show business, sex, and drugs, in this trashy, campy exposé of the dark side of stardom.
Contents Disc one: Valley of the Dolls (1967) (123 min.); Special features: Commentary by actress Barbara Parkins and E!s Ted Casablanca [optional audio feature]; Trivia overdose: a pill-popping guide to "Valley of the Dolls" [interactive feature] -- Gotta get off this merry-go-round: Sex, dolls and showtunes [featurette] (2006) (48 min.); Still galleries [slide shows].
Disc two: Special features: The divine Ms. Susann [featurette] (2006) (14 min.) -- The dish on dolls [featurette] (2006) (6 min.) -- Hollywood backstories: "Valley of the Dolls" / narrated by Rino Romano ; produced and directed by Michele Farinola ; produced by Prometheus Entertainment [featurette] (2001) (23 min.) -- A world premiere voyage / hosted by Bill Burrud and Army Archerd ; produced by Milas Hinshaw ; a Hollywood Premieres, Inc. production [featurette] (1967) (48 min.) -- Jacqueline Susann and the "Valley of the Dolls" / directed by Alan Foshko ; an Alan Foshko-Lew Schwartz Del Sol Production [featurette] (1967) (51 min.); Screen tests (17 min.); TV Spots and original theatrical trailers (5 min.); "You've Got talent" karaoke (8 min.); Musical numbers [audio feature].
Subject Actresses -- Drama.
Photographers' models -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Female friendship -- Drama.
Women entertainers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Women in the performing arts -- Drama.
Young women -- Conduct of life -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Theater -- United States -- Drama.
New York (N.Y.) -- Drama.
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- Drama.
Entertainers -- Drama.
Drug addiction -- California -- Los Angeles -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Robson, Mark, 1913-1978, film director.
Weisbart, David, film producer.
Deutsch, Helen, screenwriter.
Kingsley, Dorothy, screenwriter.
Parkins, Barbara, 1942- actor.
Duke, Patty, 1946-2016, actor.
Burke, Paul, 1926-2009, actor.
Tate, Sharon, 1943-1969, actor.
Scotti, Tony, actor.
Milner, Martin, 1931-2015, actor.
Drake, Charles, 1917-1994, actor.
Davion, Alexander, 1929- actor.
Grant, Lee, 1927- actor.
Bishop, Joey, actor.
Jessel, George, 1898-1981, actor.
Hayward, Susan, 1917-1975, actor.
Williams, John, 1932- composer.
Previn, Dory, composer.
Previn, André, 1929-2019, composer.
Daniels, William, 1900-1970, director of photography.
Spencer, Dorothy, 1909-2002, editor of moving image work.
Sidney, Robert, 1909-2008, choreographer.
Warwick, Dionne, singer.
Susann, Jacqueline. Valley of the dolls.
Red Lion Productions, production company.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, publisher.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., film distributor.
ISBN 9781681432083
Standard No. 024543246367
Music No. 2234636 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

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