People, Nov. 24, 1980

Model Housewife Pat Kramer has this itty-bitty problem. She is shrinking. Perhaps because of prolonged exposure to hundreds of household chemicals, Pat is growing smaller day by day—even as she continues to shop for the family groceries, scour bathtub rings and battle waxy buildup. "She's the kind of person who is going to make the best of it," explains Comedian Lily Tomlin, who plays Kramer in The Incredible Shrinking Woman, a film due for release in January. The sets, says Tomlin, include "a life-size kitchen, one for when I am 3-ft. tall, a huge countertop for when I am 6 in....

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