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Six episodes include "Alice Gets a Pass," "The Odd
Couple," "Close Encounters of the Worst Kind,"
"Block Those Kicks," "Cabin Fever," and "Flo's
Farewell." 151 min. total. Standard; Soundtrack:
English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: French,
series "Alice" was based on the movie,
"Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore"
starring Ellen Burstyn.
Doesn't Live Here Anymore(1974) VHS
Ellen Burstyn won a well-deserved Best Actress
Oscar for her wonderful portrayal of a widow and
mother of a young son who struggles to overcome
one hurdle after another in an effort to make it
on her own. The story later became the hit TV
series "Alice." Kris Kristofferson,
Harvey Keitel, Diane Ladd co-star. Directed by
Martin Scorsese. 113 min.
The Movies of
A young girl and her mother flee El Salvador to
the U.S. and must assimilate into American
culture after the mother is offered work in an
upper-class household. Linda Lavin, Carlina Cruz
and Irene deBarre star. 58 min.
Muppets Take Manhattan(1984) VHS
Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie and crew head for the
"Big Apple" in this sparkling
musical-comedy for young and old alike.
Appearing with the Muppets are Joan Rivers, Art
Carney, Brooke Shields and other stars. Will
Kermie and Miss P. tie the knot? 94 min.
You In The Morning(1989) VHS
A realistic, dramatic look at today's splintered
family situations, with newly-divorced Jeff
Bridges and widowed Alice Krige marrying and
facing problems ranging from their children's
resentment to Bridges' ex-wife, well-played by
Farrah Fawcett. Also stars Lukas Haas, Drew
Barrymore, Frances Sternhagen. 115 min.
A young black girl is attacked by a racist gang
on her way home from school and painted white,
but the incident brings her and her family
closer and unites the community around them in
this heartfelt and moving animated tale.
Features the voices of Ruby Dee, Serene Henry
and Linda Lavin. 25 min.