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The Great American Picture Show: A Wedding

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Continues a major season of films new to television.
Tonight starring
Robert Altman's dazzling film - a scathing view of American foibles and fancies - is set on the day of a lavish society wedding, a day when Muffin Brenner and Dino Corelli are to join two families of very different backgrounds. But there are a few problems.
Grandmother Nettie is dying upstairs, no guests have turned up to the reception, the families are suspicious of each other, mother Corelli is a junkie and the family doctor is a drunk. And that's only the start of a wedding day at the Corelli mansion ... Screenplay by JOHN CONSIDINE , PATRICIA RESNICK ALLAN NICHOLLS , ROBERT ALTMAN Produced and directed by ROBERT ALTMAN
(First showing on British television) 0 FILMS: page 26

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Altman
Unknown: Muffin Brenner
Unknown: Dino Corelli
Unknown: Grandmother Nettie
Unknown: John Considine
Unknown: Patricia Resnick
Unknown: Allan Nicholls
Unknown: Robert Altman
Directed By: Robert Altman
Dino Corelli: Desi Arnaz Jr
Tulip Brenner: Carol Burnett
Rita: Geraldine Chaplin
Dr Meecham: Howard Duff
Buffy Brenner: Mia Farrow
Candice: Peggy Ann Garner
Luigi Corelli: Vittorio Gassman
Nettie: Lillian Gish
Florence: Lauren Hutton
Ingrid: Viveca Lindfors
Regine Corelli: Nina Van Pallandt
Muffin Brenner: Amy Stryker
the Bishop: John Cromwell

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The Great American Picture Show: A Wedding

BBC Two England, 5 October 1986 22.25






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