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Release Date:
27 July 2007 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The reclusive Patricia Douglas comes out of hiding to discuss the 1937 MGM scandal, in which the powerful film studio tricked her and over 100 other underage girls into attending a stag party, where she was raped. | Add synopsis »
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Girl 27
 (From The Hollywood Reporter. 25 January 2007)

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Unusual directorial style, but earthy, intimate documentary about workplace assault See more (28 total) »

Cast

 

Baby Peggy ... Herself (as Peggy Montgomery)
Richard Bann ... Himself
Kelly Brown ... Himself
Ned Comstock ... Himself

Joan Crawford ... Herself (archive footage)
Patricia Douglas ... Herself
Buron Fitts ... Himself (archive footage)

Clark Gable ... Himself (archive footage)

Jean Harlow ... Herself (archive footage)

Judy Lewis ... Herself
E.J. Mannix ... Himself (archive footage)

Louis B. Mayer ... Himself (archive footage)
Judd D. Minter ... Himself (as Judd Minter)
Patti Minter ... Herself

Norma Shearer ... Herself (archive footage)
Eloise Spann ... (archive footage)

David Stenn ... Himself
Michael Taitelman ... Himself
Jack Terry ... Himself
Greta Van Susteren ... Herself
Duchess of Windsor ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Duke of Windsor ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
David Stenn 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
David Stenn 

Produced by
Lindsay Webster .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Hal Lindes 
 
Cinematography by
Peter B. Good 
 
Film Editing by
Tessa Davis 
 
Makeup Department
Vanessa Corbala .... additional makeup
Tobi Holland .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Shawn Berry .... graphic designer
 
Sound Department
Joe Coulter .... additional sound
Don Jones .... sound
Jeff Robeff .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Eric Gustavo Petersen .... additional photography (as Eric Petersen)
Kris Smith .... additional photography
 
Editorial Department
Derek Ellingson .... additional editor
Chris W. Hill .... additional editor
Walt McGinn .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Andrew M. Chukerman .... musician: piano soloist (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Baby Peggy .... archive photographs (as Diana Serra Cary)
Richard Bann .... archive photographs
Greg Bernstein .... legal services (as Greg S. Bernstein)
Mary Dahout .... archive photographs
John William Hart III .... production insurance (as John W. Hart)
Patti Minter .... archive photographs
David Queen .... archive photographs
Steven Raphael .... representative: producer
Hector Rodriguez .... payroll
John Soth .... archive photographs
David Stenn .... archive photographs
Art Streiber .... archive photographs
Mark Vieira .... archive photographs (as Mark A. Vieira)
 
Thanks
Fred Ahlert .... thanks
Richard Bann .... thanks
Blaine Bartell .... thanks
Rex Bell Jr. .... thanks
Andie Bensky .... thanks
Cydney Bernard .... thanks
Lisa Bessette .... thanks
Diane Bloem .... thanks
David Brendel .... thanks
Irena Briganti .... thanks
Lindsay Bucha .... thanks
Bill Cappello .... thanks
Jeffrey Carrier .... thanks
Graydon Carter .... thanks
Mark Chosak .... thanks
Andrew M. Chukerman .... thanks (as Andrew Chuckerman)
Bradford Craig .... thanks
Kassi Crews .... thanks
Sherwin Dunner .... thanks
Marsha Durham .... thanks
Peer Ebbighausen .... thanks
Chris Fedak .... thanks
Jodie Foster .... special thanks
Margot Frankel .... thanks
Bobi Garland .... thanks
Maryrose Grossman .... thanks
Mike Growney .... thanks
Jere Guldin .... thanks
Harris Hartman .... thanks
Millie Hsyu .... thanks
Ross Laird .... thanks
Morton LaKretz .... thanks
Jeremy Laws .... thanks
Jennifer Lopez .... special thanks
Roni Lubliner .... thanks
Greg Luce .... thanks
Julie Lugo Cerra .... thanks
Leonard Maltin .... thanks
Howard Mandelbaum .... thanks
Ron Mandelbaum .... thanks
Alekandra Martin .... thanks
Glynn Martin .... thanks
Larry McCallister .... thanks
Kelly McGillis .... special thanks
Erin McIntyre .... thanks
James F. McNulty .... thanks
Ron Mencer .... thanks
Rick Minter .... thanks
Peter Mintun .... thanks
Dodd Mitchell .... thanks
Patrick Norager .... thanks
Tisha Phillips .... thanks
Michael Pogorzelski .... thanks
Matthew Preece .... thanks
Howard Prouty .... thanks
Darrell Rooney .... thanks
Jessica Rosner .... thanks
Elias Savada .... thanks (as Eli Savada)
Laurie Schalow .... thanks
Ray Scheu .... thanks (as Lt. Ray Scheu)
Stephanie Schramm .... thanks
James Sohn .... thanks
Randa Soudah .... thanks
Irving Stenn Jr. .... thanks
Tupper Stevens .... thanks
John Stiefel .... thanks
Ronald Swanson Jr. .... thanks
Dace Taube .... thanks
Bruce Tracy .... thanks
Jillian Tribble .... thanks
Nancy Tuckerman .... thanks
Mark Vieira .... thanks
Julie Yorn .... thanks
Lili Fini Zanuck .... thanks
Richard D. Zanuck .... thanks (as Richard Zanuck)
 

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Runtime:
USA:86 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Patricia Douglas and the other young female extras at the MGM party were procured by MGM casting director Vincent Conniff.See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Harlem Bound (1935)See more »
Soundtrack:
Blues in the GrooveSee more »

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3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Unusual directorial style, but earthy, intimate documentary about workplace assault, 22 November 2010
Author: zaenkney from United States

What a heart-wrenching story! The way Mr. Stenn, who also directs this film, presented Patricia's story is refreshing, in fact the manner in which he insinuated himself as a part of this drama seemed to be implicitly sanctioned by her own words. She was thankful that he persevered in his quest to obtain this particular story, despite her fears. Furthermore, he genuinely seemed to care for her, as well as what she had experienced. He was highly criticized by critics and reviewers for his unusual style - to allow his own relationship with Patricia to unfold on screen.

For so many of us women who have experienced assault during our lifetime and had to learn that 'safe' is a rather tenuous term, it can be comforting to see someone like Mr. Stenn put himself 'up front' as he did, in a supportive role. At least, I found it so in this film.

This documentary certainly rent the veil of 'The Good Old Days' to pieces. By interspersing some old film spots of MGM as Pat was delivering her interview, it was made much less easy to obtain that nostalgic feel we might usually glean.

Are men dogs? My uncle Doug (a self confessed dog) says it is so, and that, furthermore, we women just need to be aware and ever cynical. We are less naive these days, I think.

I believe lawyers would find it a tad bit trickier to dump such a case these days, as they did in Pat's. Still, then or today, it takes an inordinate amount of courage to attempt to hold someone accountable for committing such terrific violence against us. If anything, I appreciate Mr. Stenn for giving Patricia her opportunity for vindication, as well as my chance to experience, albeit vicariously, some sort of weird justice on this end.

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