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Will success spoil Rock Hunter?

George Axelrod

Will success spoil Rock Hunter?

A new comedy.

by George Axelrod

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesA Random House play
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3501.X4 W5
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6198345M
LC Control Number56006818
OCLC/WorldCa476026

Genre/Form: Plays: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Axelrod, George. Will success spoil Rock Hunter? New York, Random House [] (OCoLC) Other articles where Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? is discussed: Frank Tashlin: Films of the late s: adapted George Axelrod’s Broadway play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (), which had launched Mansfield to stardom in (and for which she had won a Tony Award). A clever satire of the world of advertising and the American obsession with consumption, Tashlin’s film version.

''Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter'' is a film directed and co-written by Creator/FrankTashlin. It's a sex comedy centered around one Rockwell Hunter (Creator/TonyRandall), a Madison Avenue ad man who works at a rival to [[Series/MadMen Sterling Cooper]], and is engaged to his pretty secretary, Jenny. Both Randall and Mansfield are saved from a marriage neither one wants by the last-minute arrival of Mansfield's hometown boy friend (Groucho Marx). Director Frank Tashlin uses Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter as an excuse to take satirical potshots at everything from TV commercials to 7/

Frank Tashlin's Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter () often anticipates Jacques Tati's Playtime (). Both take place in ultra modern office environments, whose sterile but clean and fresh backgrounds form omnipresent environments for the characters. Both satirize their settings, but with an underlying sympathy and lack of malice.


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at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(70). 'Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter' is a devastatingly cute comedy, where Mansfield excels at mocking her own bombshell bleached-blond character in a hilarious way, helped by an.

Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. had me eating out of its hand from word one. Before that, even, as multi-instrumentalist Tony Randall steps in to field the traditional Fox fanfare. In lieu of the expected animated intro or title song, Randall awkwardly fields the cast intros from there for – errr, wait, what's this picture titled again.

– before unleashing a barrage of TV commercial spoofs. Director Frank Tashlin uses Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter as an excuse to take satirical potshots at everything from TV commercials to the unwieldiness of CinemaScope.

~ Hal Erickson, Rovi%. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. () is a live-action comedy directed by a man who specialized, for 15 years, in Porky Pig cartoons, and the relationship between Frank Tashlin's long career as a gag animator and his later blooming as an auteur who used real actors and real spaces is almost unique in the history of movies.

Will success spoil Rock Hunter Summary Lobby card for "Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" shows Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall in a scene from the film. Created / Published [S.l.:. Contemporary critics point to Rock Hunter as the apex of Tashlin’s filmmaking style and the movie that set the stage for Godard’s brightly colored blend of pop culture and political grandstanding.

It’s a reasonable case; in true Godardian fashion, Rock Hunter eschews the traditional title sequence and instead opens with a series of faux-commercials skewering both mindless consumerism and. The Basis for the Play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter.

George Axelrod’s play Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. is a Faustian story based on the German legend of Dr. Faust. In the legend, Faust is a highly successful, but unhappy, scholar who makes a deal with the Devil. The evil. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter.

(Original, Play, Comedy, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through   Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter was Axelrod's second outing on Broadway and another big hit, in It may surprise you to know that no one called Rock Hunter appears in the play.

That's because the title alludes to the kind of dumb, anodyne headlines you would get in those days in magazines for movie : Andrew Cartmel. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. (Jul) Director: Frank Tashlin. Writer: Frank Tashlin. From a play: Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. by George Axelrod.

Music: Cyril J. Mockridge. Producer: Frank Tashlin. Keywords: Romantic Comedy. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. Author Axelrod, George Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - NF Jacket condition VG+ Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book.

A book may have more than one first edition in Book Edition: First Edition. () WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER?. USA. MLA citation style: Frank Tashlin, Cyril J. Mockridge, and Lionel Newman. WILL SUCCESS SPOIL ROCK HUNTER?.

USA, More Films, Videos like this. Film, Video Book/Printed Material. The film is based on a play by George Axelrod, but the film story is totally different, having been rewritten by director Frank Tashlin.

The play had no Rock Hunter and Rita Marlowe only had a minor role; it was a Faust story with Hollywood about George McCauley, a writer. In the film Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter (), Rock Hunter’s fiancé, Jenny Wells (Betsy Drake), realizes that attending college to just develop her mind was a serious g that Rock will leave her for the buxom and vapid Hollywood star, Rita Marlowe (Jayne Mansfield), Jenny initiates an exercise regime designed to develop her modest bust line.

"Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?" is a 20th Century Fox romantic comedy film starring Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall, with Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Lili Gentle, Mickey Hargitay, and a cameo by Groucho Marx.

Will success spoil Rock Hunter. / by George Axelrod. Format Book Published New York: Bantam Books, © Description 95 pages, 17 unnumbered pages: illustrations ; 18 cm Series Bantam books A Notes. Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter. is a movie. It stars Jayne Mansfield, Tony Randall, Mickey Hargitay, and Groucho Marx in a cameo part.

It was produced and directed by Frank Tashlin. He also wrote the screenplay, using little more than the title and the character of Rita Marlowe from the Broadway play of the same name by George Axelrod.

The play ran from to Directed by: Frank Tashlin. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Philip French on screenwriter Frank Tashlin's classic advertising satire, Will Success Spoil Rock HunterAuthor: Philip French.Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? is a American satirical comedy film starring Jayne Mansfield and Tony Randall, with Betsy Drake, Joan Blondell, John Williams, Henry Jones, Lili Gentle, and Mickey Hargitay, and with a cameo by Groucho film is a satire on popular fan culture, Hollywood hype, and the advertising industry, which was making millions of dollars off the growing revenue.Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?

is a film directed and co-written by Frank Tashlin, very loosely based on a play of the same name by George Axelrod. It's a sex comedy centered around one Rockwell Hunter (Tony Randall), a Madison Avenue ad man who works at a rival to Sterling Cooper, and is engaged to his pretty secretary, Jenny (Betsy Drake).As the film starts, however, Rock receives some.