Valley of the Dolls Poster

Release Date: 1967

DVD Release Date: June 13th, 2006

PG-13|2 hr 3 min

Plot Summary
In New York City, bright but naive New Englander Anne Welles (Barbara Parkins) becomes a secretary at a theatrical law firm, where she falls in love with attorney Lyon Burke (Paul Burke). Anne befriends up-and-coming singer Neely O'Hara (Patty Duke), whose dynamic talent threatens aging star Helen Lawson (Joey Bishop) and beautiful but talentless actress Jennifer North (Sharon Tate). The women experience success and failure in love and work, leading to heartbreak, addiction and tragedy.

Cast: Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate, Paul Burke, Tony Scotti, Martin Milner, Charles Drake, Alexander Davion

Director: Mark Robson

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Red Lion, Twentieth Century Fox

Keywords: Sister, New York City, Rise, Friendship, Melodramatic, Rivalry, Marriage, Husband, 1960s, Fall


Nominated Music (Scoring of Music -- Adaptation or Treatment)