September 6, 1987
Valerie Harper is the star of NBC's "Valerie," not Jason Bateman, Sandy Duncan or anyone else. What's next, maybe Don King starring in "The Cosby Show"? John W. Adams, Los Angeles
November 27, 2007
Old master: "Couple Dancing on the Terrace," a painting by the Dutch old master Jan Steen, sold for $7.4 million at an Amsterdam art fair. The 1663 painting of a young man and woman dancing at a feast was bought by a private collector whose name was not released. Yes, yes: Sandy Duncan, Mara Davi and Rosie O'Donnell will star in a concert-style revival of the 1925 musical "No, No, Nanette" at City Center in New York in May.
February 4, 1991 |
Duncan's Workout: Sandy Duncan has come up with an exercise video for couch potatoes. "It's no-impact," she says. "What it does is ease arthritic joints and reduce stress for people whose idea of exercise is reading a book or pouring a cup of coffee." Duncan's workout takes only five minutes a day and she says it's a good starting point for people who want to move on to tougher video exercise programs. "People shouldn't rush into a Jane Fonda or Raquel Welch workout," she says.
September 19, 1987 |
The party was supposed to promote the premiere of NBC's revamped, recast and retitled sitcom, "Valerie's Family," but what the news media wanted to talk about was its predecessor, "Valerie." At an affair for the press Thursday at Spago, neither the network, the series' producers nor its cast could escape the persistent questions about why and under what circumstances the show's star and namesake, Valerie Harper, had been replaced by Sandy Duncan.