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Carol Channing: Larger Than Life (2012)

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The story of legendary performer Carol Channing's life is as colorful as the lipstick on her big, bright smile. In Carol Channing: Larger Than Life, director Dori Berinstein, with co-writer Adam Zucker, captures the magic and vivacity of the 90-year-old icon - both onstage and off...past and present. The film is both an intimate love story and a rarefied journey inside Broadway's most glamorous era. It is, above all, a look at an inspiring, incomparable and always entertaining American legend. -- (C) Official Site

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Cast

Harry Kullijian
as Harry Kullijian
Loni Anderson
as Loni Anderson
Mary Jo Catlett
as Mary Jo Catlett
Marge Champion
as Marge Champion
Tyne Daly
as Tyne Daly
Phyllis Diller
as Phyllis Diller
Betty Garrett
as Betty Garrett
Tippi Hedren
as Tippi Hedren
Jerry Herman
as Jerry Herman
Angela Lansbury
as Angela Lansbury
Rich Little
as Rich Little
Bob Mackie
as Bob Mackie
Jimmy Nederlander, Sr.
as Jimmy Nederlander, Sr.
Debbie Reynolds
as Debbie Reynolds
Chita Rivera
as Chita Rivera
Harvey Sabinson
as Harvey Sabinson
George Schlatter
as George Schlatter
Richard Skipper
as Richard Skipper
Lily Tomlin
as Lily Tomlin
Tommy Tune
as Tommy Tune
Bruce Vilanch
as Bruce Vilanch
Barbara Walters
as Barbara Walters
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Critic Reviews for Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

All Critics (30) | Top Critics (14)

There's more than stage talk in Dori Berinstein's documentary: Hiding within it is a remarkable, moving love story.

March 15, 2012 | Rating: 3/4

There's little sense of the Carol Channing beneath the overdone makeup - if there is one - except maybe to celebrate her fourth marriage to a high school classmate who died recently.

February 3, 2012 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

Carol Channing is 91 going on 7. That is meant as a compliment.

February 2, 2012 | Rating: 4/5

[Captures] the essence of Carol as one of those creatures of the theater that when you see her onstage, you know you've seen something special.

February 2, 2012 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Not merely affectionate but cheerfully indulgent.

February 2, 2012 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Let's hope Dolly finds her way back to center stage and never goes away again.

January 31, 2012 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Carol Channing: Larger Than Life

½

Hilarious and delightful.

Sunil Jawahir
Sunil Jawahir

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