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A Bunny's Tale (1985)

A dramatization of Gloria Steinem's undercover investigation of the working conditions Bunnies faced at the Playboy Clubs.

Director:

Karen Arthur

Writers:

Gloria Steinem (book), Deena Goldstone (story) | 2 more credits »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kirstie Alley ... Gloria Steinem
Cotter Smith ... Ned Holcomb
Deborah Van Valkenburgh ... Pearl
Joanna Kerns ... Andrea
Lisa Pelikan ... Lee
Delta Burke ... Margie
Mary Woronov ... Miss Renfro
Diana Scarwid ... Toby
Romy Windsor ... Bobbi
Randi Brooks ... Marybeth
DeeDee Rescher ... Hazel (as Dee Dee Rescher)
Chick Vennera ... Frankie
Stanley Kamel ... Jerry
James T. Callahan ... Phil
Katie Budge Katie Budge ... Gwen
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Storyline

This is Gloria Steinems personal story of her Playboy Club experience in 1963. Gloria is talked into going under cover to get a story. Margie teaches the girls what's expected of Playboy bunnies. When her boy friend, Ned Holcomb finds out about her moonlighting job, friction abounds. Crisis time. Written by Richard Jones <rjo339@swbell.net>

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A young writer poses as a Playboy Bunny to get the inside story ... and thereby hangs a tale.


Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 February 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Egy Playboy nyuszi emlĂ©kei See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A serious look at great fun.
7 November 1999 | by Springer-4See all my reviews

The early days of both Gloria Steinham and Kirsty Alley merge nicely in this glossy look at Bunny Life in a Bunny Hutch. Gloria actually did became a Playboy Bunny for a time in order to do an article, Kirsty became Gloria, and both were terrific Bunnies. The story itself is sad and funny and gives the audience a lot to think about. The photography, the sets, and especially the costumes are fabulous. The acting is better than later efforts of the same actors. It raised my consciousness somewhat...I no longer long to wear long ears!


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