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Malice in Wonderland -- The Demon of Flames berates the Evil Wizard for returning empty-handed without Ocean again and decides to handle the problem personally. The demon attacks and fights Malcom in an epic and fierce battle that takes place in and out of water.
Malice in Wonderland -- Temporarily defeated and in bandages, the Demon of Flames conspires with the Evil Wizard and the Pirates to foil Ocean, Glocken and the Pufferfish plans to retrieve the Crystal Sword with the help of the Fire Dragon.
Malice in Wonderland -- Ocean, Glocken and the Pufferfish are forced to run from the magically spelled Fire Dragon, but  get some surprising aid from some singing snails.
Malice in Wonderland -- The Evil Wizard and his Pirates have managed to get to the Gate at the Center of the Earth with the help of the Demon of the Flames.  Ocean, Glocken, the Pufferfish and the Fire Dragon are in pursuit.  Who will find the three crystals first?
Malice in Wonderland -- The battle rages on between the dragons with some unexpected help on both sides from the Evil Wizard and Old Mother Turtle.

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Director:
Writers:
Jacqueline Feather (teleplay) &
David Seidler (teleplay) ...
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Release Date:
12 May 1985 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
Struggling actress Hedda Hopper can't get a break in Hollywood, even though an acquaintence of hers... See more » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
Won Primetime Emmy. Another 3 nominations See more »
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Hedda Hopper ruled the Roost, and American gossip See more (4 total) »

Cast

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Elizabeth Taylor ... Louella Parsons

Jane Alexander ... Hedda Hopper

Richard Dysart ... Louis B. Mayer

Joyce Van Patten ... Dema Harshbarger

Jon Cypher ... Dr. Harry 'Docky' Martin
Leslie Ackerman ... Harriet Parsons

Bonnie Bartlett ... Ida Koverman
Thomas Byrd ... William Hopper
Joel Colodner ... Andy Kenderson

Rick Lenz ... Iceman

Mary McCusker ... Dot

John Pleshette ... Tommy Gallep

Eric Purcell ... Orson Welles

Tim Robbins ... Joseph Cotten

Mark L. Taylor ... Howard Strickling

Nancy Travis ... Ann

B.J. Ward ... June
Vernon Weddle ... Sam Goldwyn
Allen Williams ... Joel
Teddy Wilson ... Collins (as Theodore Wilson)
Jason Wingreen ... Jack Warner
Helen Baron ... Ellen
Thomas Bellin ... Hotel Clerk

Denise Crosby ... Carole Lombard
Robert Darnell ... Heiner
Christine Dickinson ... Betty
Douglas Emerson ... Young Bill Harper
Edith Fields ... Mrs. Washburn
Lyla Graham ... Mrs. Clayton
Anne Haney ... Dema's Secretary

Mindi Iden ... Starlet
Leigh Kavanaugh ... 2nd Journalist
Amelia Laurenson ... Elizabeth Arden
Galen Thompson ... Hal
Jan Tríska ... Mike Romanoff
Keith Walker ... Albert
Gary Wayne ... Clark Gable

Noni White ... 1st Journalist
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Craig Richard Nelson ... Radio Producer (uncredited)
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Directed by
Gus Trikonis 
 
Writing credits
Jacqueline Feather (teleplay) &
David Seidler (teleplay)

George Eells (novel "Hedda & Louella")

Produced by
Jay Benson .... producer
Judith A. Polone .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Charles Bernstein 
 
Cinematography by
Philip H. Lathrop 
 
Film Editing by
Allan Jacobs 
Rebecca Ross 
 
Production Design by
John D. Jefferies Sr. 
 
Art Direction by
John D. Jefferies Sr. 
 
Costume Design by
Nolan Miller 
Mina Mittelman 
 
Sound Department
Douglas J. Schulman .... cable person
Douglas J. Schulman .... utility sound
Keith A. Wester .... sound
 
Transportation Department
Jerry Sidwell .... driver
 
Other crew
Nancy E. Barr .... production coordinator
Skates Naiman .... production liaison
Michael Neale .... location manager
 

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120 min
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Trivia:
Taylor got friend Peter Lawford a small part as a reporter. but, he couldn't get through a single day of filming and was replaced.See more »
Goofs:
Anachronisms: As the camera pans down the street, on the curb is the painted number of either a house or building. They didn't paint number signs on the curbs back then.See more »
Quotes:
Hedda Hopper:The only thing I'm wearing that belongs to me is my underwear.
Louella Parsons:It doesn't show.
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Louella Parsons---When Did She Become Seriously Ill?
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2 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Hedda Hopper ruled the Roost, and American gossip, 15 February 2010
Author: dennis from the Bay Area

Back in the 40's and 50's one of the most powerful people in the world was Hedda Hopper. She had a big chunk of America champing at the bit to find out the latest dirt of celebrities. Louella Parsons worked for her for several years, and (after being taken advantage of one-too-many times) decided to branch out on her own.

This bio TV movie plays out some of the story of these Gossip Columnist giants. Each one wanted to get the BIG Scoop on the latest Hollywood scandal. These women worked very hard, working all of their contacts, to get the story.

Their mutual dislike for one another is well-portrayed. This movie shows the rush for fame quite well. I enjoyed the performance of Liz Taylor (as Hedda Hopper); she was perfect to play this larger-than-Life character. And, I liked Jane Alexander's role (as I enjoy most of her portrayals). There are many familiar faces in the cast (also a nice thing).

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