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Blue Velvet
Director: David Lynch (Dir)
Release Date:   1986
Premiere Information:   Los Angeles and New York openings: 19 Sep 1986
Duration (in mins):   120
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Cast:   Kyle MacLachlan (Jeffrey Beaumont)  
    Isabella Rossellini (Dorothy Vallens)  
    Dennis Hopper (Frank Booth)  
    Laura Dern (Sandy Williams)  
    Hope Lange (Mrs. Williams)  

Production Company: Blue Velvet Productions  
Distribution Company: De Laurentiis Entertainment Group  
Director: David Lynch (Dir)
Producer: Fred Caruso (Prod)
Writer: David Lynch (Wrt)
Photography: Frederick Elmes (Dir of photog)
Art Direction: Patricia Norris (Prod des)
Film Editor: Duwayne Dunham (Film ed)
Music: Angelo Badalamenti (Mus comp)
MPAA Rating: R
Country: United States
Language: English

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
DeLaurentiis Entertainment Group 18/11/1986 dd/mm/yyyy PA312029

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Genre: Drama
Sub-Genre: Suspense

Bibliographic Sources:   Date   Page
Hollywood Reporter   29 Aug 1986   p. 3, 26.
Los Angeles Times   19 Sep 1986   p. 1, 17.
New York Times   19 Sep 1986   p. 12.
Variety   3 Sep 1986   p. 16.

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