|Directed by||Gary Weis|
|Produced by||Robert Stigwood|
George Van Noy
|Written by||Bruce Wagner|
Robert Stigwood Organisation
- Fran Drescher
- Mews Small as Connie
- Dana Carvey
- Dorothy Constantine as Elaine Bimster
- Edith Fields
- Lucy Lee Flippin
- Terry Kiser
- Howard Mann
- Dean R. Miller
- Alley Mills
- John Roarke
- Michael W. Schwartz
- Lyman Ward
- George Wendt
- Mary Woronov
The film was part of a slate of projects that Paramount rushed into production. In April 1982 the film was tentatively meant to come out in May. In June 1982 Paramount said they had no plans to release it.
A May 1983 article said the film "was such a mess that it has yet to be officially delivered to Paramount."
Bruce Wagner later said "I think the director was having some problems at the time with the studio and it was never released. It was a protracted death because a year was spent editing it." Wagner says after a year he was approached to work on the movie for reshoos. "That was also the year where a lot of movies like Young Doctors in Love and raucous comedies like National Lampoon’s Vacation [were released] and this movie... was very transgressive. The fact that it was not made informed a lot of my future work in writing about failure and shame. I certainly would have written about those things anyway, but in terms of my Hollywood experience, my entrée was one of defeat rather than of triumph."
Wagner said ""That experience formed a template of failure and humiliation that has been a mother lode for me. Those were aspects of career not personal anguish that I drew from."
- Weinraub, Bernard (12 August 1996). "Novelist Knows Hollywood's Bleak Houses". New York Times.
- Film Notes BY GARY ARNOLD The Washington Post 30 Apr 1982: W15.
- 'Toy' cast clears air about city's pollution Beck, Marilyn. Chicago Tribune 26 June 1982: 11.
- Harmetz, Aljean (23 May 1983). "How Paramount 'Seven' Fared at the Box Office". New York Times. p. C13.
- Saito, Stephen (February 27, 2015). "Interview: Bruce Wagner Charts "Maps to the Stars"". The Moveable Feast.
- Feld, Rob (March 20, 2015). "The Faults of Our Stars". Writers Guild of America West.
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