Revolving around Truvy's Beauty Parlor in a small parish in modern-day Louisiana, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is the story of a close-knit circle of friends whose lives come together there. As the picture opens, we find Drum Eatenton shooting birds in the trees of his back yard in preparation for his daughter's wedding reception that afternoon. Shortly thereafter, M'Lynn and Shelby (Drum's wife and daughter) depart for Truvy's to get their hair done for the wedding. "Just the sweetest thing," Annelle Depuy Desoto (who may or may not be married because her marriage may not be legal) is introduced to Truvy's customers as her new "glamour technician." While in the chairs, the sour-tempered Ouiser Boudreaux shows up and entertains the assemblage with her barbs. It seems that the only one of the group who truly understands Ouiser is Clairee who is recently widowed and looking for a diversion. As she says, later in the picture, "If you can't find anything good to say about anybody, come sit by me." ... Written by
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Did You Know?
was originally turned down for the role of Annelle. The director thought that she was too attractive. She asked if she could come in and read for the part anyway. The next day, she arrived at the studio dressed as Annelle, so unrecognisable that security refused to let her in. See more
When Truvy is telling everyone about Annelle about praying more after their trip to New Orleans, Truvy puts the bottle of nail polish remover down twice. See more
Oh, Ouiser... I don't wanna have to kill you!
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Written by George Jackson
and Tom Jones III
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