Cinema: Career Girl's Question

Sex and the Single Girl is a movie based on a bestselling book title by Helen Gurley Brown. Since the book is plotless, a collection of jiffy food recipes pressed between pages of instant indiscretion, the film makers fabricated this silly little comedy starring Natalie Wood and other celebrities old enough to know better.

As Dr. Helen Brown, an unmarried psychologist who has written a bestseller called Sex and the Single Girl, Natalie brusquely cleans her hornrimmed glasses from time to time to show that she means business. Tony Curtis, a smutmonger for Stop...

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