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Beaches
Alternate Title: Remember Me
Director: Garry Marshall (Dir)
Release Date:   1988
Premiere Information:   New York opening: 21 Dec 1988; Los Angeles opening: 23 Dec 1988
Duration (in mins):   120
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Cast:   Bette Midler (C. C. Bloom)  
    Barbara Hershey (Hillary Whitney Essex)  
    John Heard (John Pierce)  
    Spalding Gray (Dr. Richard Milstein)  
    Lainie Kazan (Leona Bloom)  
    James Read (Michael Essex)  
    Grace Johnston (Victoria Essex)  

Production Company: Touchstone Pictures  
  Silver Screen Partners II  
Distribution Company: Buena Vista Pictures Distribution  
Director: Garry Marshall (Dir)
Producer: Bonnie Bruckheimer-Martell (Prod)
  Bette Midler (Prod)
  Margaret Jennings (Prod)
Writer: Mary Agnes Donoghue (Scr)
Photography: Dante Spinotti (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Albert Brenner (Prod des)
Film Editor: Richard Halsey (Film ed)
Music: Georges Delerue (Mus score)
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Country: United States
Language: English

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Source Text: Based on the novel Beaches by Iris Rainer Dart (New York, 1985).
Authors: Iris Rainer Dart

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Touchstone Pictures a.a.d.o. the Walt Disney Company 27/12/1988 dd/mm/yyyy PA390510

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Genre: Comedy-drama
Sub-Genre: with songs

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Los Angeles Times   23 Dec 1988   Calendar, p. 1.
New York Times   21 Dec 1988   Section C, p. 28.
Variety   21 Dec 1988   pp. 13-14.

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