Rich and Famous is a 1981 American drama film directed by George Cukor. The screenplay by Gerald Ayres is based on the 1941 play Old Acquaintance by John Van Druten, which was filmed with Bette Davis and Miriam Hopkins in 1943 under its original title. Two women find their friendship is tested when one rises from obscurity to success while the other stagnates in a stalled career. Liz Hamilton, a young woman with literary ambitions, and Merry Noel Blake, an all-American blond beauty from Atlanta, are close friends who met while they were freshmen at Smith College in the 1950s. Soon after...
|Release date:||September 23, 1981|
|Directed by:||George Cukor|
|Producer:||Jacqueline Bisset, William Allyn|
|Editor:||John F. Burnett|
|Music by:||Georges Delerue|
|Screenplay by:||Gerald Ayres|
|Adapted from:||Old Acquaintance|