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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
Jillian Morgan is a special reports editor at realscreen with a background in journalism and digital marketing. She joined the publication in 2019 after serving as the assistant editor to trade publications HPAC and On-Site. With a bachelor of journalism from the University of King's College in Halifax, she also works as a freelance writer and fact-checker.

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