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Valley of the Dolls

Released 1967
Distributor 20th Century Fox

Jacqueline Susann’s mega-best-seller became a popular kitchfest in the hands of director Mark Robson and writer Helen Deutsch. Pill-popping, bed-hopping starlets meet various gloomy tinseltown fates in one of the enduring camp classics of the late sixties. Uncredited among the screenwriters is the one who did the initial adaptation, Harlan Ellison!

About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski with his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories. They created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, the Emmy, the PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame. Larry is an active Los Angeles cineaste hosting a long running film series for the American Cinematheque. He is also a Governor for writers branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.