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Not for Publication (1984)

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Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid. She gets a chance to upgrade her career when she uncovers a ... See full summary »

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Lois
Don Peoples ...
Cy Katz
Catherine Schultz ...
Maureen
Richard Blackburn ...
Jim
Sonia Petrovna ...
Angelique
Cork Hubbert ...
Odo
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Troppogrosso
Warrington Winters ...
Doorman
Jeanne Evans ...
Lois' Mother
J. David Moeller ...
Sean Duffy
Desmond Dhooge ...
Elevator Man
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Bernie
Leslie Lyon ...
Receptionist
Laurence Luckinbill ...
Mayor Franklyn
Randy Moore ...
Mayor's PR Man
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Lois Thornedyke, the daughter of a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist, writes a scandal column for a New York city tabloid. She gets a chance to upgrade her career when she uncovers a conspiracy reaching into city government. Lois and her quirky sidekicks pit naivete against evil... Written by <rth@ece.arizona.edu>

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Cy Katz: Hey, what my girls do after the show is their own business.
Lois: Yeah, but I hear you take fifty percent.
Cy Katz: Fair's fair.
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YOU BRING OUT THE BEAST IN ME
Music by John Meyer
Lyrics by John Meyer and Paul Bartel
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Ah, the forgotten films of my youth
28 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

In this media saturated age, it's hard to remember a time when seeing an oddball film was hard to do. As I dare to share my age I was 17 or 18 when this film first popped up on Cinemax. Growing up in Iowa I read more about cult or pyschotronic movies than I had the chance to see them, so when a Paul Bartel movie showed up on cable it was something to see. I can't say it's a great movie, but it's odd mix of strange and sweet still makes it endearing to me. And hey, any movie that starts out with showgirls packing heat hunting down a sexist producer wins points with me. Plus Nancy Allen (a shame she doesn't get the respect she deserves for the brave work she did in the eighties) and a lot of oddball character actors makes this a fun film to watch for anyone who grew up loving the cult movies, actors, and directors of the seventies and eighties like I did.


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