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Valley of the Dolls

Valley of the Dolls ★★ 1967 (PG)

Camp/trash classic was rated as a bomb by many critics but is really of the so-bad-it's-good variety. Three beauties, Jennifer (Tate), Neely (Duke), and Anne (Parkins), dream of Hollywood stardom but fall victim to Hollywood excess, including drug dependency (the “dolls” of the title). There's unhappy love affairs, porno parts, health risks, and hysterics of various kinds—all designed to have you dropping your jaw in disbelief. The bathroom scene between Duke and Hayward involving a wig is not to be missed. Based on the novel by Jacqueline Susann who has a bit part as a reporter. Remade for TV as “Jacqueline Susann's Valley of the Dolls” in 1981. 123m/C VHS, DVD . Barbara Parkins, Patty Duke, Sharon Tate, Paul Burke, Tony Scotti, Martin Milner, Susan Hayward, Charles Drake, Lee Grant, Alex Davion, Robert H. Harris, Robert Viharo, Joey Bishop, George Jessel, Richard Dreyfuss; Cameos: Jacqueline Susann; D: Mark Robson; W: Dorothy Kingsley, Helen Deutsch, Jacqueline Susann; C: William H. Daniels; M: John Williams.

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