Meyer, better known for his soft-porn films, tried unsuccessfully to make a serious picture about censorship. It fails, unfortunately, because of his own heavy-handedness. The box-office success of BEYOND THE VALLEY OF THE DOLLS gave Meyer a chance to do this straightforward film in which
De Carlo plays an actress who writes a novel under a pseudonym that throws her into the center of the pornography issue. She decides to come forward as the true author after a bookstore owner is arrested for selling her book to a teenager later held for a girl's rape. But the film is too talky to
make the audience really care about its censorship issue. In fact, many critics at th...