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Now for something completely different (XXVIII)

06 Feb

A Date With Judy (1952, no.28)

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As for Romance Novels, there is Judith Krantz (who kept the mini-series alive in the 1980’s along with shoulder pads).

  • Scruples (1978) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1980) –  Lindsay Wagner, Barry Bostwick
  • Princess Daisy (1980) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1983) – Lindsay Wagner, Paul Michael Glaser and Robert Urich
  • Mistral’s Daughter (1982) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1984) – Stefanie Powers, Stacy Keach and Robert Urich
  • I’ll Take Manhattan (1986) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1987) – Valerie Bertinelli, Barry Bostwick
  • Till We Meet Again (1988) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1989) – Courteney Cox, Mia Sara, Hugh Grant and Barry Bostwick
  • Dazzle (1990) (adapted as a TV mini-series in 1995) –  Lisa Hartman, Cliff Robertson and James Farentino
  • Scruples Two (1992)
  • Torch Song (1993) (adapted as a made-for-TV movie in 1993) – Raquel Welch, Jack Scalia and Alicia Silverstone
  • Lovers (1994)
  • Lexus (1995)
  • Spring Collection (1996)
  • The Jewels of Tessa Kent (1998)

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And how did I miss this!

The Wrap – Mon, Jan 30, 2012
Let it be known that ABC officially has “Scruples” — and Natalie Portman is thrown in with the deal.

The network has picked up a one-hour drama based on the 1978 Judith Krantz novel “Scruples.” Portman is attached to executive-produce, along with Tony Krantz and Annette Savitch.

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