Children of the Night (1985 film)

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Children of the Night
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Genre Drama
Written by William Wood (story)
Vickie Patik (teleplay) and
Robert Guenette (teleplay)
Directed by Robert Markowitz
Starring See below
Music by Miles Goodman
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Executive producer(s) Robert Guenette
Producer(s) Christine Berardo (associate producer)
Conrad Holzgang (producer)
Joan Van Tassel (associate producer)
Cinematography Gil Hubbs
Editor(s) Peter Parasheles
Running time 93 minutes (USA)
Production company(s) Robert Guenette Productions
Distributor CBS
Original network CBS
Original release October 26, 1985

Children of the Night is a 1985 American drama film directed by Robert Markowitz. The film is a fictionalized made-for-television biopic of Dr. Lois Lee, following her work among young prostitutes in Hollywood and the organization Children of the Night that she founded as a result. The film, however, fails to accurately describe the true nature of the charity, that began in 1979 as the California Association of Trollops, which was a prostitute support organization. Nor does it encompass the later criticism for two incidents: the sodomy of a 14-year-old girl inside the Children of the Night shelter LA Times article - Actors Admit to Sex With Minor or their attempt to destroy another children's charity through violence and deceit The California Association of Trollops has a Brand New Name or their giving Hugh Hefner the first and only Founder's Hearo of the Hearts Award for "rescuing children (teenage girls) from the ravages of prostitution and pornography."



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