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MIPTV Picks ’09 – Life is a Banquet

Life is a Banquet uses rare footage obtained through actress Rosalind Russell's family as well as clips from her best work to shine a deserving spotlight on the renowned star and philanthropist.
March 18, 2009


Sassy, classy and brassy, raven-haired Rosalind Russell entranced audiences as a no-nonsense newspaper reporter in 1940′s His Girl Friday (with Cary Grant) and, in the Broadway production and the film of Auntie Mame, made the title character the role of her lifetime. Life is a Banquet uses rare footage obtained through Russell’s family as well as clips from her best work to shine a deserving spotlight on the renowned star and philanthropist.
Partners: Total Media Group, Inc., distributed through Louise Rosen Ltd. (Brunswick)
Length: 1 x 60 minutes
Wrapped: February 2009
Rights available: All worldwide

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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