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Valley of the Dolls (1967) was a Drama - Film Adaptation Film directed by Mark Robson and produced by David Weisbart and Mark Robson.

Academy Awards 1967 --- Ceremony Number 40 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Music - ScoringJohn WilliamsNominated
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Valley of the Dolls (1967)

By Beatrice on Oct 30, 2019 From Flickers in Time

Valley of the Dolls Directed by Mark Robson Written by Helen Deutsch and Dorothy Kingsley from the novel by Jacqueline Susann 1967/USA Red Lion First viewing/Amazon Instant Neely O’Hara: They work faster. I was expecting a sudsy melodrama with over-the-top acting and that is exactly what I got... Read full article


O Vale das Bonecas (1967) / Valley of the Dolls (1967)

By L? on Aug 23, 2018 From Critica Retro

O Vale das Bonecas (1967) / Valley of the Dolls (1967) Sempre que um livro ? best-seller, seus direitos de adapta??o s?o rapidamente comprados por Hollywood. Isso aconteceu com “O Vale das Bonecas”, um romance que vendeu 10 milh?es de c?pias em seu lan?amento - at? hoje, consider... Read full article


Valley of the Dolls (1967)

on Jun 20, 2014 From Journeys in Classic Film

**This post is written in participation with the 1967 in Film Blogathon hosted by Silver Screenings.** “Was it real? ?Was I there?” ?Dionne Warwick and I appear to be asking the same question?watching??viewing?Valley of the Dolls. ?Based on the best-selling novel of 1966 by Jacqueline Su... Read full article


Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

By Michael on Feb 17, 2014 From Le Mot du Cinephiliaque

Beyond the Valley of the Dolls (Russ Meyer, 1970) Three young women—Kelly MacNamara (Dolly Read), Casey Anderson (Cynthia Myers), and Petronella "Pet" Danforth (Marcia McBroom)—perform in a rock band, The Kelly Affair, managed by Harris Allsworth (David Gurian), Kelly's boyfriend. The... Read full article


Book vs. film: Valley of the Dolls

By Lindsey on Jun 29, 2012 From The Motion Pictures

*This post contains mild spoilers for both the novel and film versions of Jacqueline Susann’s Valley of the Dolls. I’ve tried to avoid major spoilers as much as possible! (Image via Gayle and Books) Valley of the Dolls, written by Jacqueline Susann, was originally published by Bernard G... Read full article


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Quotes from

Jennifer North: That old witch oughta to be boiled in oil.


Neely O'Hara: Having FUN kiddies?


Neely O'Hara: "I have to get up at five o'clock in the morning and SPARKLE, Neely, SPARKLE!"


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Facts about

Upon its release the picture was roundly scorned and condemned by critics. Moaned Bosley Crowther in the December 16, 1967, issue of The New York Times, "... all a fairly respectful admirer of movies can do is laugh at it and turn away." Nevertheless, audiences filled the theaters, and the film became 20th Century-Fox's top moneymaker of 1968.
Raquel Welch screen-tested for the role of Jennifer North. When she was then offered it she turned it down and was suspended by 20th Century-Fox as a result. Sharon Tate eventually took the part.
Marlo Thomas was also considered for the role of Anne Welles.
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