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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)

Sundance 2007 preview: Documentary Comp
 (From ioncinema. 18 January 2007)

Sundance 2007 Preview
 (From ioncinema. 17 January 2007)

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Really Sad Look at the Power of MGM See more (27 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:
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Trivia:
If you freeze shots of the hand-written call sheet early in the film, some names of the other extras can be found on the IMDb. They include Eleanor Bayley (5), likely Amber Norman (17), Nancy Deshon (24), Ruth Day (26), Ginger Wyatt (29), Darleen Hackley (aka Darlyn Heckley, 33), Vivian Mason (54), Patsy Perrin (59), Sue Gomes (80), Nancy Page (83), Peggy Campbell (86, probably Jean Stevens), Collette Merton (96), and Thelma Joel (97).See more »
Movie Connections:
Features Night World (1932)See more »
Soundtrack:
Blues in the GrooveSee more »

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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Really Sad Look at the Power of MGM, 14 December 2012
Author: Michael_Elliott from Louisville, KY

Girl 27 (2007)

**** (out of 4)

Rather sad documentary taking a look at a 1937 MGM case where Patricia Douglas was hired to appear in a movie at Hal Roach Studios but instead she was raped by a man and the crime was eventually covered up. This case made headlines at the time as Douglas was attacked but then the case pretty much went away for over six decades until director David Stenn heard about the case and was able to locate the woman. I've seen quite a few documentaries on MGM and it's clear looking at the studio today that they owned Los Angeles and that they weren't afraid to do harmful things (look at Judy Garland) or cover things up. This story here is just downright shocking because it makes everything so clear that MGM was calling the shots on everything and they were strong enough to have cops, politicians and lawyers in their pockets. I think what's so sad about this movie is the interview with the then 85-year-old Douglas who is clearly still haunted by the events that happened to her when she was 17. Seeing how this event damaged her life is just sad and seeing and hearing from her daughter isn't any more happy. The film has a very low-budget that does effect it somewhat but it never takes away from the power of the story. I also really liked how the director shows how the system worked back in the day and this includes showing how Douglas was being attacked by the media while Loretta Young was allowed to lie about an adoption when everyone knew that Clark Gable and her had the kid. Their daughter, Judy Lewis, is interviewed here as is Peggy Montgomery (aka Baby Peggy) who talks about the trouble that girls found themselves in at the studio. GIRL 27 is high drama from start to finish and I think it's an important story to tell no matter how ugly that story is.

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