Plucking the Daisy

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Plucking the Daisy ★★½ Please! Mr. Balzac; While Plucking the Daisy; En Effeuillant la Marguerite; Mademoiselle Striptease 1956

Agnes Dumont (Bardot) anonymously writes a scandalous romantic novel that becomes a best-seller and causes her straitlaced father to send Agnes to a convent school. Only she escapes to her brother's in Paris instead, where she decides to earn some money by entering a striptease contest (which serves to put enticing Bardot's ample charms on display). French with subtitles. 100m/B VHS, DVD . FR Brigitte Bardot, Robert Hirsch, Daniel Gelin, Jacques Dumesnil; D: Marc Allegret; W: Marc Allegret, Roger Vadim; C: Louis Page; M: Paul Misraki.