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)
|Best Music - Scoring||John Williams||Nominated|
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 DollsBy 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 DollsBy 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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[on the phone with her mother]
Jennifer North: You told me Gramp's been sick, Mother, and I know about the oil burner. Okay, I'll pawn the mink. He'll give me a couple hundred for it. Mother, I know I don't have any talent, and I know I all I have is a body, and I am doing my bust exercises. Goodbye, Mother. I'll wire you the money first thing in the morning. Goodbye.
[hangs up the phone and starts performing calisthenics]
Jennifer North: Oh, to hell with them! Let 'em droop!
Jennifer North: That old witch oughta to be boiled in oil.
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Dionne Warwick was under contract to a different record label than 20th so the theme on the soundtrack album was sung by Dory Previn, who also wrote the lyrics. Margaret Whiting dubbed Susan Hayward but she was also under contract to a different label, so veteran voice double Eileen Wilson sings "I'll Plant My Own Tree" on the soundtrack album.
This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Moves Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.
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