Directed by MICHAEL RITCHIE
Screenplay by JERRY BELSON
It is hard to understand why anyone would bother to make Smile at alllet alone with loving, modish, professional care. The movie undertakes to point out that beauty contestsin this case, the California finals of the mythical Young American Miss Pageantare vulgar and stupid exercises that bring out the worst in everyone: sponsors, contestants, audiences. This is not exactly big news. If it were, Bert Parks would be out of the last of his jobs, since the reason that most people tune in events like...