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Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (6 Nov. 1987)

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Morris King
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Bud Loring
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Ernestine King
Bryan Montgomery ...
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Reginald Broderick (as Davis Ackroyd)
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Hal Graham (as Brain Kerwin)
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Suzy Sharp ...
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I Can't Get Started
Performed by Bunny Berigan and his Orchestra
Courtesy of RCA Records
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A nice piece
1 January 2006 | by (brooklyn, NY) – See all my reviews

I thought there was an interesting intersection of themes in this short piece. I think the art direction and the pacing is quite nice. I think it's actually one of Michelle Pfeiffer's more interesting works as an actress. The piece was engaging enough that I went and tracked down the John O'Hara short story it was based on, which is quite lovely. The filmmakers managed to convey the same feeling of distance the story possessed, which is rare for an adaptation. I actually just read an old Paris Review that interviewed Budd Schulberg, who worked on this as well, he was quite a character. So I suppose I'm simply pleased this little piece exists. I would recommend it for many reasons and I'm quite surprised that it has garnered such negativity from other reviewers.


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