then and now: STEEL MAGNOLIAS (1989)

Those love-hate ladies of Steel Magnolias are getting the “Then and Now” treatment. So grab your Kleenex for this trip down memory lane. And don’t cross Ouiser!


Sally Field as M’Lynn Eatenton
In a 1966 episode of the TV series Gidget
And in a recent episode of the TV series Brothers & Sisters

Olympia Dukakis as Clairee Belcher
In the 1969 film John and Mary
And in a 2008 episode of the TV series Worst Week

Dolly Parton as Truvy Jones
In a 1960s talent agency photograph
And in a 2008 episode of Hannah Montana

Shirley MacLaine as Ouiser Boudreaux
In the 1955 film The Trouble With Harry
And in the 2010 movie Valentine’s Day

Julia Roberts as Shelby Eatenton
In a 1987 episode of the TV series Crime Story
And in the 2010 movie Eat Pray Love

Daryl Hannah as Annelle Dupuy
In the 1978 movie The Fury
And in the 2009 movie Shannon’s Rainbow

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5 responses to “then and now: STEEL MAGNOLIAS (1989)”

  1. Robert says :

    Oh my GOSH, Dolly's hair!!!And it makes me so happy to see Shirley's still from "The Trouble With Harry", I always forget about her loveliness in that movie.

  2. Andrew: Encore Entertainment says :

    I've said it before, but I'll say again this film is soooooooo good. Dolly and Sally was robbed of an Oscar nomination.

  3. Luke says :

    Robert: I KNOW! I couldn't truly believe its altitude myself.Andrew: It really is great. These ladies are all delivering some top-notch work.

  4. Simon says :

    Daryl Hannah looks…different. Go Elle Driver!I'll say it, I don't like julia Roberts, okay?Fine movie, anyway.

  5. Luke says :

    Yeah, she does look a lot different over the years… It's nice that her best work has come in the last decade, though: Kill Bill, Vol. 2 and that board game Liebrary. (Totally awesome game. 🙂

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