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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (Oh! For a Man!)

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Tony Randall Tony Randall
Rockwell P. Hunter
Jayne Mansfield Jayne Mansfield
Rita Marlowe
Betsy Drake Betsy Drake
Jenny Wells
Joan Blondell Joan Blondell
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John Williams John Williams
Irving La Salle Jr.
Henry Jones Henry Jones
Henry Rufus
Lili Gentle Lili Gentle
April Hunter
Mickey Hargitay Mickey Hargitay
Bobo Branigansky


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Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

10 years, 8 months ago at Aug 16 19:26
Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? is every bit as darkly satirical, cartoonish, loopy, and entertaining as the previous pairing between director Frank Tashlin and star Jayne Mansfield, The Girl Can’t Help It. This one may actually be better. Once more, Frank Tashlin gets an actual performance out of Jayne Mansfield, a 1950s sex goddess who seemed stitched together from various materials to make an... read more
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In this spoof of the TV advertising industry, Rockwell Hunter is the low man on the totem pole at the advertising company where he works. That is, until he finds the perfect spokes model for Stay-Put lipstick, the famous actress with the oh-so-kissable lips, Rita Marlowe. Unfortunately, in exchange, Rock has to act publicly as Rita's "Loverdoll", and Rock's fiancée Jenny isn't too happy about it either.
Release date: 1 August 1957
Tags: Romance (4), 1950s (4), Comedy (4), Con Artist (3), Spoof (2), 1957 (2), 20th Century Fox (2), Popular Culture (1), Joan Blondell (1), Jayne Mansfield (1), 50's (1), HQ (1), Celebrity (1), Groucho Marx (1), Advertising (1), Satire (1)
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"15.4. 2019 Heavenly Jayne Mansfield is Rita Marlowe, the sexiest and the most flamboyant film star in the world, who would do anything for success so she is an embodiment of artificial and shallow modern culture. Rockwell Hunter, a struggling TV writer, tries to get Rita to endorse a new lipstick but to do this he must pretend to be Rita's lover. "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" is a film that asks some serious questions regarding the mass media that provokes mass hysteria and the advertising "


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