DVD The Goddess (DVD 15778748),
back to browsing

The Goddess

  • NR
  • DVD
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • THE GODDESS, said to be loosely based on the life of Marilyn Monroe, is the story of a young woman destined from childhood on to be adored by millions but unhappy in her own life. Patty Duke plays Emily Ann Faulkner as a young, friendless, fatherless rural southern girl whose mother is indifferent to her. As a teenager, Emily Ann, played by Kim Stanley, remains a loner but with one small exception--boys dote on her, drawn by her beauty and her powerful aura of feminine sexuality. Emily Ann marries young but leaves her first husband when she meets a young prizefighter. She becomes an actor and her star rises rapidly until she hits the heights of fame--and the depths of anguish.

    Adapted by three-time Oscar-winning screenwriter Paddy Chayevsky from his own stage play, THE GODDESS is an in-depth character study, an incisive look at Hollywood, and a social commentary on fame, fortune, and sex. Stanley, a celebrated stage actor in her first film role, gives a sublime and heart-wrenching performance in one of the best films ever made about Hollywood.
    Read More...
  • Credits
    Anna, Marie Duke, Patty Duke-Astin, Patty Duke, Patty, Duke Astin, Kim Stanley, Patricia, Kimberly Reid, Lloyd Bridges, Steven Hill
0 Stars 0 average rating
In Stock -- Item Ships for FREE
Our price $18.97
Add to wishlist

What viewers like you said...

Have you seen this movie? Be the first to write a review

Also suggested for you...

  • New
    The 100: The Complete First Season [Blu-ray Boxset] [Includes Digital Copy; UltraViolet]

    buy now for

    $36.52

    Blu-ray
  • New
    Once Upon a Time in America [Blu-ray] [Collector's Edition; Extended Director's Cut; UltraViolet]

    buy now for

    $26.97

    Blu-ray
  • New
    Macbeth [Blu-ray] [Criterion Collection]

    buy now for

    $26.75

    Blu-ray
  • buy now for

    $16.08

    Blu-ray