Smile ★★★ 1975 (PG)
Barbed, merciless send-up of small-town America focusing on a group of naive California girls who compete for the “Young American Miss” crown amid rampant commercialism, exploitation and pure middle-class idiocy. Hilarious neglected '70s-style satire. Early role for Griffith. 113m/C VHS, DVD . Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Nicholas Pryor, Geoffrey Lewis, Colleen Camp, Joan Prather, Annette O'Toole, Melanie Griffith, Denise Nickerson, Titos Vandis; D: Michael Ritchie; W: Jerry Belson; C: Conrad L. Hall; M: Daniel Osborn, Leroy Holmes.