Monday, April 15, 2013

Coming Attractions: Brenda Starr

Following six years of legal wrangling over distribution rights, Brenda Starr was released in the United States on this date in 1992 with Brooke Shields cast as the intrepid journalist. Based on Dale Messick’s long-running comic strip Brenda Starr, Reporter and directed by Robert Ellis Miller, the film also features Timothy Dalton (Basil St. John), Jeffrey Tambor (Vladmir), Nestor Serrano (Jose), June Gable (Luba), Charles Dunning (Francis I. Livright), Eddie Albert (Police Chief Maloney), Henry Gibson (Professor Gerhardt Von Kreutzer), Ed Nelson (President Harry S. Truman), and Tony Peck (Mike Randall).

(Image: Timothy Dalton as Basil St. John and Brooke Shields as Brenda Starr, New World Pictures)

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