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There's No Business Like 'Shoe' Business

September 22, 2005
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Want to hear something … serious? Helium Comedy Do women fall head-over-heels for men who are heels? Maybe - if their name is Jimmy Choos! Here, shoes were the showpiece as author Jennifer Weiner (right) - the Philadelphian whose best-selling "In Her Shoes" has been made into a film with Cameron Diaz, Toni Collette and Shirley McClaine - chats with Sharon Pinkenson, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Film Office (who's often mistaken for a Hollywood star herself). The duo was at a special party at Joan Sheps (a high-profile shoe emporium) celebrating a local pre-opening screening of the film. The set-in-Philadelphia "Shoes" opens in theaters Oct. 7, and is already being sized for Oscar-talk.

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