Walk on the Wild Side
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Walk on the Wild Side
This moody and controversial drama takes place in Depression-era New Orleans. Dove (Laurence Harvey) has traveled by bus from Texas to find his wayward lover Hallie (Capucine). He meets young Kitty Twist (Jane Fonda) as the two get off in the crescent city. Teresina (Anne Baxter) gives him a job at her small cafe. In his free time, Dove searches for Hallie and finds her at work as a prostitute in the Doll's House. Dove implores Hallie to return to him but she refuses. When the lecherous lesbian madame Jo (Barbara Stanwyck) discovers Dove's intentions towards Hallie, she has him beaten… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Sleazy atmosphere prevails with Fonda and Capucine as brothel babes."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Tame by today's standards, but the Saul Bass title sequnce can't be beat."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, StaciWilson.com
"This lurid, intense drams is pseudo Tennessee Williams, about a Texas drifer and desperate women in his life, but it shows Stanwyck as a lesbian (one of Hollywood's first) and signs of Jane Fonda's talent"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"best known for that marvelous opening credit sequence created by Saul Bass."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
More reviews for Walk on the Wild Side on Rotten Tomatoes