By Lawrence O'Toole
July 26, 1996 at 04:00 AM EDT

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

B-

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-

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

type
  • Movie
Genre
mpaa
  • Unrated
runtime
  • 93 minutes
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