Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Now most of the townspeople, particularly on the PTA board, think that she is a little too liberal and liberated for ...
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Stella Johnson is a single mother living in the town of Harper Valley. Now most of the townspeople, particularly on the PTA board, think that she is a little too liberal and liberated for them, so they are making things tough for her and her daughter. When the PTA board threaten to have her daughter expelled unless Stella changes her ways, she decides to get back at them by first exposing all their hidden secrets and then pulling all sorts of humiliating pranks on them. When she decides to run for the position of PTA President, they are really infuriated and try to stop her any way they can. Written by
All twelve Triple Crown completion race dates (Belmont Stakes) & the horses were: First was Sir Barton, Wednesday, June 11th, 1919. Second was Gallant Fox, Saturday, June 7th, 1930. Third was Omaha, Saturday, June 8th, 1935. Fourth was War Admiral, Saturday, June 5th, 1937. Fifth was Whirlaway, on Saturday, June 7th, 1941. Sixth was Count Fleet, on Saturday, June 5th, 1943. Seventh was Assault, on Saturday, June 1st, 1946. Eighth was Citation, on Saturday, June 12th, 1948. Ninth was Secretariat, on Saturday, June 9th, 1973. Tenth was Seattle Slew, on Saturday, June 11th, 1977. Eleventh was Affirmed, on Saturday, June 10th, 1978. Twelveth was American Pharoah, on Saturday, June 6th, 2015. See more »
The home movie Stella and Alice made on the sly is in Super 8mm, but the educational film they supposedly snipped it into is in 16mm. See more »
[to Dee about her maturing appearance]
When God gives you that kind of equipment, you've just gotta relax and appreciate it.
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As Harper Valley P.T.A. (1978) concludes, Will proposes to Stella and she accepted his proposal. As they get in the helicopter and start for their trip, a note on a long & clear plastic banner, of "STELLA JOHNSON FOR MAYOR" (in red capital letters) is tied on the tail of the helicopter, trailing behind them. See more »
Why don't they make 'em like this any more? HARPER VALLEY P.T.A is one of a handful of flicks from the late 70s and early 80s that mixed social satire with hilarity(9 TO 5 and HOW TO BEAT THE HIGH COST OF LIVING were two others). Barbara Edan is Stella Johnson, a hard-working single mother who attracts the ire of the self-righteous town Parent-Teacher Association. As those of you who remember how the country song this film was based on goes, Stella gets a not-too-tolerant letter cataloging her many indiscretions(which are merely rumors)and responds by giving the members what-for at a public meeting. When this results in public rejection(not to mention rocks through the Johnson house windows)Stella takes action, setting in motion a series of elaborate revenges against the P.T.A members that not only even the score but show up each person's hypocrisies. It's great to see beautiful Barbara Eden fight the stuck-up blue-bloods, pompous elected officials, and self-righteous educators who make up the P.T.A., because everyone can see a little of their own communities in Harper Valley.
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