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Jacqueline Susann's 'Once Is Not Enough' (1975)

Jacqueline Susann's 'Once Is Not Enough' (1975)





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Adaptation of the bestseller about life and love among the jet set, focusing on a fading producer (Kirk Douglas) and his sheltered daughter (Deborah Raffin). Brenda Vaccaro was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role as a promiscuous fashion-magazine editor.
Classics , Drama
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Paramount Pictures

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Kirk Douglas
as Mike Wayne
Deborah Raffin
as January
Alexis Smith
as Deidre
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Critic Reviews for Jacqueline Susann's 'Once Is Not Enough'

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Once is more than enough!

Full Review… | February 11, 2011
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Audience Reviews for Jacqueline Susann's 'Once Is Not Enough'


It fixes the book's assumed-into-heaven/abducted-by-aliens/general WTF ending, but leaves out a lot of the same's salacious goodness. Subplots are introduced and then just left dangling in the wind. It's not camp like the Valley of the Dolls or The Love Machine adaptations and so it's just middling.

Vincent Pesce
Vincent Pesce

Jacqueline Susann's characteristically unshadowed world of wealth and deodorised amorality to the screen with all the ringing confidence of a sanitary towel commercial. Green's direction is highly professional, and the overall slickness is fascinatingly allowed to lie like the very thinnest of veneers over absolutely nothing.

Lee Mayo
Lee Mayo

Almost total junk, Brenda Vaccaro is a bright spot, Kirk and Alexis add class to their few scenes, they must have read the rest of the script and demanded out!

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jay nixon

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