Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?
Frank Tashlin’s bright, spanking satire of TV, Madison Avenue, and Hollywood publicity is as sweet today as it was sophisticated in the Eisenhower years. Tony Randall is a harried adman who essentially stalks the ”oh so kissable” movie queen Jayne Mansfield (in a deliciously self-parodying performance) to hold on to his company’s account for Stay-Put Lipstick. Sadly, Tashlin’s bouncy, cartoon style is severely compromised by Fox’s decision not to show Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? in its original format (Fox will, however, release a wide-screen laserdisc version next month). B-