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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Directed by Joan Micklin Silver. Cast: Shelley Duvall, Veronica Cartwright. It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh. Based on the story by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Broadcast as part of the PBS television series The American short story in 1977. 48 min. ;