Harper Valley P.T.A.
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Harper Valley P.T.A.
This low-budget expansion of the popular Tom T. Hall/Jeannie C. Riley song "Harper Valley PTA" is surprisingly good, boasting lively performances by star Barbara Eden and everybody else in the cast. Eden plays Stella Johnson, a widowed single mom whose gaudy makeup, miniskirts and tight jeans are a source of scandal for the smug, self-righteous members of the local PTA. Forced to leave town with her teenaged daughter Dee (Susan Swift), Stella gets revenge with photographic evidence revealing the sexual peccadilloes and drunken misbehavior of the oh-so-righteous PTA members. The… More

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"Worthwhile in an archival sort of way, in that it's fascinating to see what passed for comedy in the horrifically tacky era of the late 1970's."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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