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Biography. Janet Leigh

Author: Jule GilfillanKelly CurtisJanet LeighMarian JacobsBetty StewartAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Born in California's San Joaquin Valley in 1927, she grew up during the Depression, which she remembers as "a time when everybody drank, and drank too much." But she would escape her humble origins. Janet Leigh's parents pinned their hopes on their only child, and she did not disappoint. Their dream came true when movie star Norma Shearer spotted a photograph of the lovely teen that Janet's father kept on his desk  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Biography
Named Person: Janet Leigh; Janet Leigh
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jule Gilfillan; Kelly Curtis; Janet Leigh; Marian Jacobs; Betty Stewart; Marie Arbios Boyle; Helen Arbios Sobczak; Marge Rawson; Peter Bogdanovich; Barry Nelson; Kris Smith; Gib Randall; Scott Judy; Ramin Fathie; Peter B Good; Peter Jones; Elizabeth Karl; Willie Eva; Larry Treadwell; Robert Israel; Peter Jones Productions.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.; Killer Tracks (Musical group)
ISBN: 0767061195 9780767061193
OCLC Number: 53908616
Credits: Director of photography, Kris Smith, Gib Randall, Scott Judy, Ramin Fathie, Peter B. Good ; narrator, Peter Jones ; editor, Elizabeth Karl ; music, Willie Eva, Larry Treadwell, Robert Israel, Killer Tracks.
Cast: Kelly Curtis, Janet Leigh, Marian Jacobs, Betty Stewart, Marie Arbios Boyle, Helen Arbios Sobczak, Marge Rawson, Peter Bogdanovich, Barry Nelson.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, full screen presentation.
Other Titles: Biography (Television program)
Responsibility: produced by Peter Jones Productions, Inc. for A & E Network ; director/writer/producer, Jule Gilfillan.

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Born in California's San Joaquin Valley in 1927, she grew up during the Depression, which she remembers as "a time when everybody drank, and drank too much." But she would escape her humble origins. Janet Leigh's parents pinned their hopes on their only child, and she did not disappoint. Their dream came true when movie star Norma Shearer spotted a photograph of the lovely teen that Janet's father kept on his desk in the ski lodge where he was a clerk. By 1946 Janet was starring opposite Hollywood's most popular leading men. For more than a decade, she and husband Tony Curtis were Hollywood's "It" couple. In 1960 she earned a Golden Globe and Oscar nomination for her role in Psycho. But as she neared age 40 parts began drying up, her father committed suicide and her marriage came apart. Instead of crumbling, Janet found love with stockbroker Bob Brandt, to whom she has now been married for more than 40 years. Here, Jamie Lee Curtis, Tony Curtis, Jerry Lewis, Peter Bogdanovich, Robert Wagner, and Janet herself reflect on her remarkable life."--Publisher's website.

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