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Scratch the Surface (1997)

PG | | Documentary
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Beginning in the early decadent 80's and continuing today, a phenomenon occurred in the US-the Supermodel.


Tara Fitzpatrick
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Complete credited cast:
John Casablancas John Casablancas ... Himself
Phoebe Cates ... Herself
Valerie Cates Valerie Cates ... Herself
Tracy Fitzpatrick Tracy Fitzpatrick ... Herself (as Tracy Fitzpatrick-Finnegan)
Lisanne Falk ... Herself
Eileen Ford Eileen Ford ... Herself
Pamela Gidley ... Herself
Bridget Hall ... Herself
Whitney Houston ... Herself
Brooke Shields ... Herself
Billie Ryan Walsh Billie Ryan Walsh ... Herself (as Billy Ryan Walsh 'Gracie')
Nancy DeWeir Nancy DeWeir ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tracey Davis Tracey Davis ... Herself - Smash Box photo shoot
Marc Hispard Marc Hispard ... Himself - Victoria's Secret photo shoot
Fabrice Tronbert Fabrice Tronbert ... Himself - Victoria's Secret photo shoot (as Fabrice Trombert)


Beginning in the early decadent 80's and continuing today, a phenomenon occurred in the US-the Supermodel.

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Rated PG for some language






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Self- delusion, incorporated
7 November 2002 | by pooh-24See all my reviews

Are models really stupid? Well, after watching this film, I'd have to say, "almost always." Being beautiful does not preclude one from possessing intelligence, nor opening a book. I learned more "truths" from Eileen Ford and John Casablancas than anyone else. If you were a reader of "Seventeen" magazine, which I wasn't, then you can see what time has wrought. Only a couple of the models were truly beautiful- the rest had the necessary "blank faces" upon which skillful makeup application produces wonders. The gossip-y "bad stuff" in modeling always happened to other people, and they were always far, far away... Very few comments of the former models could be even remotely viewed as insightful. In fact, they were all pretty vapid (including Brooke Shields- and what a surprise). By the way- can anyone recall Whitney Houston's modeling career?

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