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Beyond the Valley of the Dolls

Part of Cult Saturdays

Saturday, July 20 · view days & times
Price: $10.00 regular | $8.00 student & senior | $7.50 ArtsQuest Member
Venue: Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas

 

1970 | NC-17 | 1 hr 49 min

Directed by: Russ Meyer
Starring: Dolly Read, Cynthia Myers, Marcia McBroom

In 1970, Twentieth Century-Fox, impressed by the visual zing “King of the Nudies” Russ Meyer had been bringing to bargain-basement exploitation fare, handed the director a studio budget and the title to one of its biggest hits, Valley of the Dolls. With a satirical screenplay by Roger Ebert, Beyond the Valley of the Dolls follows three young female rockers going Hollywood, in hell-bent sixties style, under the spell of a flamboyant producer—whose decadent bashes showcase Meyer’s trademark libidinal exuberance. Transgressive and outrageous, this big-studio version of a debaucherous midnight movie is an addictively entertaining romp from one of cinema’s great outsider artists.

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Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas
ArtsQuest Center
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA 18015
610-297-7100
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