Inventing the Abbotts

Published 2000
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Set in the 1950s, Inventing the Abbotts is a dramatic look at the life of two boys from the wrong side of the tracks and their interaction with the three daughters of local aristocrat Lloyd Abbott. The boys, Jacey and Doug Holt, have only three things in common: their family, table tennis and chasing the beautiful Abbott sisters. Their father, a reckless risk-taker, lost his life through a wager with Lloyd Abbott, his then business partner.

1 videodisc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA: R; for sexuality and language ; CHVR: 14A.
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Inventing the Abbotts (Motion picture)
Originally released as a motion picture in 1997.
Based on the story by Sue Miller.
Director of photography, Kenneth MacMillan ; production design, Gary Frutkoff ; editor, Ray Lovejoy ; music, Michael Kamen.
Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly.
In English and French; with English and Spanish subtitles.
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