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Mommie Dearest and Barbarella
Barbarella (Country: France, Italy; Year: 1968; Director: Roger Vadim; Writer: Jean-Claude Forest, Claude Brulé, Terry Southern, Roger Vadim, Vittorio Bonicelli, Clement Biddle Wood, Brian Degas, Tudor Gates; Stars: Jane Fonda, John Phillip Law, Anita Pallenberg, Milo O'Shea, Marcel Marceau, Claude Dauphin, Véronique Vendell, Giancarlo Cobelli, Serge Marquand, Nino Musco, Franco Gulà, Catherine Chevallier, Marie Therese Chevallier, Umberto Di Grazia, David Hemmings)
Cult sci-fi sees a sexy space agent hunt down an evil scientitst.
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Country: US; Director: Howard Hawks; Stars: Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn, Elliott Reid, Tommy Noonan, George Winslow)
Jane Russell and Marilyn Monroe star in the big screen spectacular about Two Little Girls from Little Rock.
Mommie Dearest (Country: US; Year: 1981; Director: Frank Perry; Writer: Christina Crawford, Robert Getchell, Tracy Hotchner, Frank Perry, Frank Yablans; Stars: Faye Dunaway, Mara Hobel, Diana Scarwid, Steve Forrest, Howard da Silva)
Controversial story of Joan Crawford, based on the memoirs of her adopted daughter.
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