[United States] : Docurama ; New York, NY : Distributed by New Video Group, , c1997.
1 videodisc (91 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital stereo.
Interviews with: Fay Wray, Tom Snyder, David Brown, Michael Lerner, Neal Gabler, A.C. Lyles, Jack Lemmon, Lory McKelvy, Norman Winter, Mark Maiden, Ed McMahon, Robert Wagner, Tommy Gallagher, Patrick Gallagher, Raymond Bilbool, Ronnie Clint, Ladislav Hodur, Charlie Hall.
Producer, Julia Strohm ; directors, Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini ; cinematographer, Ken Kobland, Sandra Chandler ; editor, Robert Pulcini ; original music, Mark Suozzo.
Originally released as a documentary motion picture in 1997.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Chasen's was a beloved Hollywood restaurant that was opened for business for over 50 years. Features a treasure trove of interviews and appearances by some of Hollywood's greatest legends and brightest stars. This enticing film celebrates the restaurant's glory days and the bittersweet moments that lead up to the climatic final dinner served. Chasen's pampered the biggest names of Hollywood's Golden Screen Age - Alfred Hitchcock and Jimmy Stewart; Ronald Regan proposed to Nancy there. Offers a delicious insight into the last vestige of a glamorous past.
Special features: filmmaker commentary with Shari Springer Berman, Robert Pulcini, and special guest star Raymond Bilbool; exclusive Chasen's recipes; filmmaker's biography.
Last days of Chasen's