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Based on and screenplay adapted from a Hugh Brooke story that appeared in "The Saturday Evening Post" and was not a novel: Lieutenant Elizabeth Smythe, a U.S. Military hospital-ship nurse, ... See full summary »
A girl from Syracuse goes to New York to see her boyfriend, successful architect who no longer cares for her. Fellow residents at a women's hotel encourage her to become a top model. When boyfriend tries to come back to her he has rivals.
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I read on ebay that the film was released on home video once in 1985.
It has been out of print since then.
Perhaps a write-in campaign to Criterion might get it considered for a DVD.
For an obscure film, there seems to be some momentum building to bring it back.
Has it been shown on Turner Classic Movies in the past couple of years?
Does their Web site allow viewers to request films?
My uncle mentioned THE GREAT JOHN L to me in January and I've been tasked to find it for him in some fashion. First it was going to be a 65th birthday gift - now I'm aiming for the holidays... If not by then, hopefully for next year's birthday!
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