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Kay Gonda
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Mark Tymchyshyn ...
Mick Watts
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George S. Perkins
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Chuck Fink
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Dwight Langley (as Michael Gill)
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Claude Ignatius Hix
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Dietrich von Esterhazy
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Johnnie Dawes
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Kay Gonda--the greatest movie star and celebrity of the 1930s--is accused of murder. On the run from the police, she seeks refuge at the homes of her most passionate fans--six men who have pledged their love to her through their letters. Actually innocent of the crime, she is really on a quest to find one man of integrity among them--one man who will not betray her. Only this can rekindle her hope in mankind and her desire to remain a movie idol. Written by Michael Paxton

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A murder mystery set in 1934, "IDEAL is the story that exposes the obsessive mystique of celebrity and the heroic nature of those who have a passionate conviction for the beauty of life.

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"Ideal" was a play written by Ayn Rand ("The Fountainhead") in 1934 and never produced in her lifetime. It had its world premier in Hollywood in 1989 at the Melrose Theater and was directed by Michael Paxton, who eventually made the feature documentary about the author ("Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life") in 1997. See more »

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