The untold story of Steel Magnolias - Sweet interview with Robert Harling who based the play and eventual movie on his family and town.

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Judith Ivey directed a touching benefit performance of Robert Harling's masterpiece Steel Magnolias.

Steel Magnolias is a 1989 American comedy-drama film directed by Herbert Ross that stars Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Dolly Parton, Daryl Hannah, and Julia Roberts. The film is about the bond among a group of women from a parish in the Natchitoches, Louisiana, area. The movie is based on a 1987 play Steel Magnolias by Robert Harling, which in turn dealt with the playwright's experience with the death of his sister.

Théâtres : Coiffure et confidences de Robert Harling

Playwright Robert Harling

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Susan Harling-Robinson was the inspiration for the play and movie "Steel Magnolias", written by her brother Robert Harling.

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TYPOGRAPHY 2 Spring 1937 Robert Harling [Editor] with James Shand and Ellic Howe

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