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Release Date:
8 February 1987 (USA) See more »
Family image matters more than anything to the Grenvilles, even when the son is shot dead by his former chorus girl wife, whom his mother despises. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Won Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 8 nominations See more »
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Dominick Dunne: He Lived for Drama
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Author Dominick Dunne Loses Cancer Battle
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Author Dominick Dunne Loses Cancer Battle
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excellent movie AM and Claudette are flawless See more (8 total) »


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Ann-Margret ... Ann Arden Grenville

Claudette Colbert ... Alice Grenville

Stephen Collins ... Billy Grenville Jr.

John Rubinstein ... Bratsie Bleeker

Elizabeth Ashley ... Babette Van Degan
Penny Fuller ... Cordelia Grenville Hardington
Kate Harper ... Felicity Grenville
Jana Shelden ... Grace Grenville
Peter Eyre ... Basil Plante

Alan Oppenheimer ... Sam Rosenthal

Sam Wanamaker ... District Attorney
Toria Fuller ... Esme Bland
Robert Sherman ... Billy Bob Veblen

Siân Phillips ... Duchess of Windsor

Michael Feinstein ... Pianist
Manning Redwood ... Detective Loomis
Margaret Courtenay ... Mme. Sophia
Delena Kidd ... Tuchy Bainbridge

Genevieve Allenbury ... Antonella
Rex Robbins ... Cab Driver #1
Joseph Leon ... Cab Driver #2
Bruce Boa ... Hunnicutt
Ellis Dale ... Cahill

Shane Rimmer ... Doorman
Alexander Davion ... Arturo
Lewis Fiander ... Lord Kingswood
Chuck Julian ... Bartender at El Marocco
Lee Crawford ... Maitre D' at El Marocco
Louisa Flaningam ... Chorus Girl #1
Pamela Sousa ... Chorus Girl #2

Michael Shannon ... Jack Fisher (as Michael J. Shannon)
Faith Brook ... Edith Brompton

Christopher Fairbank ... Horst Berger

Ed Bishop ... Strasser
Donald Pickering ... Lord Frankham
Don Fellows ... Ralph Wiggins
Charlotte Mitchell ... Emma Adams
Arthur Whitelaw ... Pianist
Nancy Nevinson ... Molly
Jonathan Haley ... Christopher
Blain Fairman ... Dr. Sidney Skinner (as Blaine Fairman)
Helen Horton ... Nurse at Playhouse

Benjamin Feitelson ... Paolo (as Ben Feitelson)
Christopher Muncke ... Chauffeur
John Carlin ... Forbes
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Dillon ... Undetermined Minor Role (uncredited)
Sally Farmiloe ... Morocco (uncredited)
Michael Montalbano ... Baby Grenville (uncredited)

Directed by
John Erman 
Writing credits
Dominick Dunne (novel)

Derek Marlowe (written by)

Produced by
John Erman .... supervising producer
Preston Fischer .... producer
Lynn Guthrie .... associate producer
Susan G. Pollock .... executive producer (as Susan Pollock)
Original Music by
Marvin Hamlisch 
Cinematography by
Dennis C. Lewiston  (as Denis Lewiston)
Film Editing by
Jerrold L. Ludwig 
Production Design by
Malcolm Middleton 
Art Direction by
Herbert Westbrook 
Set Decoration by
Harry Cordwell 
Costume Design by
Sue Yelland 
Makeup Department
Richard Blair .... makeup artist: Ann-Margret
Verne Caruso .... hair stylist: New York (as Vern Caruso)
Linda DeVetta .... chief makeup artist (as Linda De Vetta)
Sydney Guilaroff .... hairdresser: Ann-Margret
Marsha Lewis .... chief hairdresser
Craig Lyman .... makeup artist: New York
Production Management
John Davis .... production supervisor
Edward O. Denault .... executive production supervisor
Lynn Guthrie .... unit production manager: New York
Ira Marvin .... production supervisor: New York
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Appleton .... first assistant director: New York
Jerry Daly .... second assistant director
Stephen A. Glanzrock .... second assistant director: New York
Alex Kramarchuk .... key second assistant director: New York
Barry Langley .... first assistant director
Ken Shane .... third assistant director
Jay Tobias .... second second assistant director: New York
Carla Zackson .... dga trainee
Sound Department
John Asman .... sound re-recording mixer
Neil Brody .... sound re-recording mixer (as Niel Brody)
Marty Church .... adr mixer
Tony Garber .... supervising sound editor
Ken S. Polk .... sound re-recording mixer (as Ken Polk)
Peter Sutton .... sound recordist
Camera and Electrical Department
Michael Caracciolo .... second assistant cameraman: New York (as Michael Carraciolo)
William Coleman .... camera operator: New York
S. Karin Epstein .... still photographer: New York (as Karin Epstein)
John Harman .... gaffer
Tom Kerwick .... key grip: New York
Ron Lyons .... best boy
Clive Mackey .... clapper loader
Scott Rathner .... first assistant cameraman: New York
Nigel Seal .... clapper loader
Casting Department
Irene Mariano .... casting: US
Barbara Miller .... executive in charge of casting
Rose Tobias Shaw .... casting: UK
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jody Berke .... costumer: New York
Donald Brooks .... wardrobe: Claudette Colbert
Nolan Miller .... wardrobe: Ann-Margret
Andrea Ross .... wardrobe supervisor: New York
David Griffin .... assistant costume designer (uncredited)
Music Department
Richard Berres .... music supervisor
John Caper Jr. .... music coordinator
Bruce Miller .... conductor
Bruce Miller .... music arranger
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer
Other crew
Pamela Carlton .... script supervisor
Mark Layton .... production assistant
Matthew Sharp .... floor runner
Gladys Pearce .... location coordinator (uncredited)
Melissa Smith .... director of operations (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
178 min | Israel:310 min (2 parts)
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Barbara Stanwyck expressed interest in playing role that went to Claudette Colbert.See more »
Continuity: When Ann gets out of the cab in front of the Grenville house for the first time, she is a wearing mink coat. She takes out her compact to look at her face. When the shot switches to inside the house, the butler opens the door and Ann is standing there, with the compact in her hand, but the coat is now draped over her shoulders.See more »
Cordelia Grenville Hardington:Mother, please stay for more than a just a few minutes. Ann did make a point of inviting you.
Alice Grenville:That's because she's learning social camoflage. If nothing else.
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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
excellent movie AM and Claudette are flawless, 21 February 2005
Author: littlmnstr from United States

how where can i buy this movie either on VHS or DVD? both performances are incredible and the settings, the directions the whole spirit of the era are more than believable....they this movie. i just want to find out where i can buy this movie to have anytime i want, and i have to write 10 lines of text to ask the questions. seems silly but i will state once again that this is a phenomenal performance buy (sic) both Ann-Margeret and Ms. Colbert. excellent supporting cast as well. and what excellent direction. the drama is as dramatic as this site even more so. how awesome it could be if CBS NBC ABC or FOX could rerun the entire movie during sweeps week

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