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The Third Girl from the Left (1973)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  16 October 1973 (USA)
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A chorus girl comes to the realization that she is not getting any younger and that her longtime relationship with a nightclub comedian is going nowhere. She finds herself attracted to an unassuming but attentive--and much younger--delivery boy. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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This was the made-for-television movie debut of both Kim Novak and Tony Curtis. See more »

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The Third Girl From the Left
Written by Dory Previn
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Thoughtful, compelling TV-movie...even with all the clichés
1 April 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

Dory Previn wrote the teleplay (and the songs) for this Hugh Hefner-produced television drama about an aging chorus girl (Kim Novak, looking stunning) coming to a crossroads in her life: her thirteen-year relationship with a popular lounge singer is going nowhere, and the club where she works is going topless. What's a classy hoofer to do? Kim takes up with a strapping, 23-year-old delivery boy who promises her the moon, which lights a fire (finally) under her boyfriend. With gritty New York City locales and fabulous Gayne Rescher photography, this 'woman's picture' certainly looks terrific. It also features one of Novak's best performances, a fine job from a singing Tony Curtis, and lots of terrific character actors (as well as Hefner's then-squeeze Barbi Benton) in supporting roles. The sub-plot involving handsome lunk Michael Brandon doesn't really work (his early scenes with Kim are totally fabricated), though it gets the picture where it needs to go, and the freeze-frame ending is downbeat yet provocative.


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