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Beating out Bob Fosse's "Star 80" by nearly two years, this version of the tragic story of "Playboy" centerfold Dorothy Stratten, the starry-eyed Canadian teenager who went to Hollywood seeking stardom, gave Jamie Lee Curtis her first TV starring role and Bruce Weitz (Belker on "Hill Street Blues") his as seedy promoter Paul Snider, who promised the girl a career both as a star and as his wife. Mitchell Ryan is Hugh Hefner and Robert Reed a fictional director named David Palmer (loosely based on Peter Bogdanovich).
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|Release Date:||1981||Production Date:|
|Sound:||Production Co:||.....Production Company, MGM Television Entertainment .....Production Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (Mgm) .....Production Company, Metrocolor .....Production Company, Panavision, Ltd. .....Production Company, Nbc Entertainment .....Network|