FREE MUSIC CD: Gallery of Classical Music — They were more than Washington wives. They were part of an American dream known as Camelot. With strength and cunning they upheld their public image by concealing their private tr... more »uths. Jackie, Ethel and Joan had little choice. They were Kennedy women. What really unfolded behind the monolith of Kennedy power is revealed for the first time in Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot, based on the bestselling book by J. Randy Taraborrelli. With an all-star cast including Jill Hennessy (Law & Order) as Jackie, Lauren Holly (Any Given Sunday) as Ethel, Leslie Stefanson (The General's Daughter) as Joan, Robert Knepper (Everyone Says I Love You) as Bobby, and Daniel Hugh Kelly (Havana) as JFK, Jackie, Ethel, Joan: The Women of Camelot makes for a rare event that will touch, surprise and inspire everyone who sees it, for it offers what no other film of its kind ever has: the true story of the Kennedy reign told through the eyes of the three women who lived it.« less
"Covering much of the same territory as other biopics on the Kennedys, THE WOMEN OF CAMELOT goes more in depth on the three,Jackie,Ethel and Joan who were married to Jack,Bobby and Teddy respectively.Though this 3 hour series hits all of the well known "hot spots" that occurred during the years 1953-1979, what this series does best is to keep the focus squarely on the women and their dealings with each other,their trusts and mistrusts with the Kennedy clan and their needs ,wants and desires that individually fueled them while being married to the most powerful family in America.The casting is outstanding. All three actresses have done a marvelous job at capturing the ladies language,look and movement.This film breezes through material quickly, but not in a way that characters are left undeveloped. History is not sacrificed and neither is character enrichment.Well done and worth the bargain price you pay."
Women of Camelot AKA Jackie, Ethel, Joan - 3 Hour DVD !
RARE_BARGAINS | 04/21/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)
"A most fascinating look a the Kennedy empire from the wives point of view. Based on the book by J. Randy Taraborrelli Jackie, Ethel, Joan - Involving extensive research, including interviews with those closest to the Kennedy family, oral histories from the JFK libraries and revealing personal letters and tapes. The DVD is 3 hours in length. Stereo surround and picture quality are excellent. Cinematagrophy is completely mesmerizing, with every scene similar to a historic color photograph. From the viewers point of view, the film creates a secret glimpse into the three women's lives. Outstandingly cast."
One of the BEST
Nicholas A. Pelino | NJ, USA | 02/13/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)
"I have always been fascinated by the Kennedy women, this biopic is perhaps the most dignified and relevant works on the lives of the wives of the Kennedy brothers. Particularly well done is the portrayal of Joan. The careful balance given by Leslie Stephanson is masterful and beautifully paced and insightful. Lauren Holly's brash and lovable Ethel makes Robert's devotion understandable. Finally we are given a Jackie through Jill Hennessy that is not just a collage of mannerisms based on television clips! Thom Christopher's tight writing is not a sentimental journey but an enchanting examination of extraordinary women placed in extraordinary circumstances by virtue of their exoteric partners."
Jackie Ethel Joan
Jeanette Chernow | Albera | 07/17/2009
(4 out of 5 stars)
"Just as I enjoyed the book by Randy Taraborrelli - I enjoyed this movie. Jill Hennessry is very believable as Jackie Kennedy and when the President dies - her scenes will break your heart and take you right back to that dreadful moment in time. Lauren Holly is excellent as Ethel and fun to watch - Leslie Stefanson is surprisingly effective as Joan Kennedy, you can find yourself cheering for her and that surprised me. This movie is about these three remarkable women and that theme is carried out from the beginning to the end of the film. I have watched this movie several times since I purchased it and enjoyed it each time. If you are interested in the "Kennedys" - you will like this DVD."
Mahri Linn | Auburn, CA, USA | 03/26/2009
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This was a great purchase. The quality of the DVD was perfect and I received it within days of purchase. I would definitely deal with this vendor any time."