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Actors: Katherine Morris, Costas Mandylor, Jordan Ladd, Daphne Zuniga, Sammi Davis
Director: Harvey Keith
Genres: Drama
UR     2000     1hr 29min

Sometimes the brightest stars are the ones you never see. "Stand-Ins" is an insider's look at the women behind the stars in the golden age of Hollywood. Six women, who came to Hollywood with the dream of becoming famous, f...  more »


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Actors: Katherine Morris, Costas Mandylor, Jordan Ladd, Daphne Zuniga, Sammi Davis
Director: Harvey Keith
Creators: Harvey Keith, David Glasser, Jon Rothschild, Mark Headley, Michael Hirshenson, Roy Silver, Stephen K. Alsberg, Ed Kelleher
Genres: Drama
Sub-Genres: Drama
Studio: Image Entertainment
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 06/06/2000
Original Release Date: 01/01/1997
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1997
Release Year: 2000
Run Time: 1hr 29min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Thoroughly entertaining, superbly produced, memorable film.
Midwest Book Review | Oregon, WI USA | 08/06/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Stand-Ins is about six young women, each of whom is a 1937 era Hollywood studio employee who, because of their physical resemblance, takes the place of a famous actress (Rita Hayworth, Greta Garbo, Bette Davis, Mae West, Marlene Dietrich, Jean Harlow) and "stands in" on the film set when directors want to check lighting, camera angels, etc. and don't wish to tire out their stars for such mundane technical production steps in the making of their movies. The setting is a local bar where the six women gather together with the bar tender to celebrate the birthday of a seventh member of their little club of fellow stand-ins. Fascinating character developments with startlingly and intimate revelations throughout the afternoon, a sudden and surprising crisis, all are backgrounded with informative behind-the-scenes movie making insights. Stand-Ins is thoroughly entertaining, superbly produced, memorable enacted film that will enhance any community library video movie collection."