Today in Madonna History: April 17, 1986

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On April 17 1986, Madonna and Sean Penn attended the Los Angeles premiere of his film At Close Range at the Bruin Theater.

Sporting a new cropped, platinum blonde hairstyle, Madonna and her notoriously media-shy husband paused to speak with various media outlets as they made their way down the red carpet.

The film, which co-starred Christopher Walken and Mary Stuart Masterson, featured Madonna’s latest single, Live To Tell, along with an original musical score by Patrick Leonard comprising mostly of motifs inspired by Live To Tell‘s minor chord changes. Its director, James Foley, helmed several of Madonna’s music videos for the True Blue album and directed her next film, Who’s That Girl.

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  1. At Close Range is the Madonna movie I’ve yet to see and I want to see so badly this much because it contains her best ever song and artwork ballad Live to Tell-a song so sadly beautiful that it still makes me cry-I WILL LOVE MADONNA FOREVER BECAUSE OF AT CLOSE RANGE!!-love you Madonna!

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