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Joan Crawford: The Ultimate Movie Star (2002)

Unrated
TV Movie | 87 min | Documentary

In this documentary on the life of 'Joan Crawford', we learn why she should be remembered as the great actress she was, and not only as the "mommie dearest." caricature she has become. Friends, fellow actors, directors, and others ...See moreIn this documentary on the life of 'Joan Crawford', we learn why she should be remembered as the great actress she was, and not only as the "mommie dearest." caricature she has become. Friends, fellow actors, directors, and others reminisce about their association with her, and numerous film clips show off her talent from her start in silents to bad science fiction/horror movies at the end of her career. Daughter 'Christina Crawford' even explains the origin of the phrase "No more wire hangers!". Written by David Glagovsky See less
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Aug 1, 2002 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Anjelica Huston
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Diane Baker
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Charles Busch
Self - Playwright / Crawford Historian Self - Playwright / Crawford Historian   See fewer
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Ben Cooper
Self - Actor Self - Actor   See fewer
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Christina Crawford
Self - Daughter / Author, 'Mommie Dearest' Self - Daughter / Author, 'Mommie Dearest'   See fewer
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Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Judy Geeson
Self - Co-Star, 'Berserk!' Self - Co-Star, 'Berserk!'   See fewer
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Virginia Grey
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Sydney Guilaroff
Self - Key MGM Hairstylist (archive footage) Self - Key MGM Hairstylist (archive footage)   See fewer
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Herbert Kenwith
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Anna Lee
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Dickie Moore
Self - Actor, 'The Bride Wore Red' Self - Actor, 'The Bride Wore Red'   See fewer
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Margaret O'Brien
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Anita Page
Self - Actress / Crawford Co-Star Self - Actress / Crawford Co-Star   See fewer
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Betsy Palmer
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Cliff Robertson
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Peter Rogers
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Vincent Sherman
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Karen Swenson
Self - Crawford Historian Self - Crawford Historian   See fewer
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Carleton Varney
Self - Interior Designer Self - Interior Designer   See fewer
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Bob Thomas
Self - Crawford Biographer Self - Crawford Biographer   See fewer
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Adrian
Self - MGM Costume Designer (archive footage) Self - MGM Costume Designer (archive footage)   See fewer
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Joan Crawford
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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David McCallum
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Liz Smith
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Robert Vaughn
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7.1 / 10 | 390 votes