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Bernice Bobs Her Hair

Director: Joan Micklin Silver Run Time: 45 min. Format: 16mm Film Release Year: 1976

Starring: Bud Cort, Lane Binkley, Patrick Reynolds, Shelley Duvall, Veronica Cartwright

This PBS adaptation of Fitzgerald’s classic short story features the always charming Shelley Duvall as Bernice, a shy country teenager who is summering with her pretty and sophisticated cousin Marjorie (Cartwright). As a lark, Marjorie offers to teach Bernice how to seem more modern, but Bernice turns out to be too much of a quick study and a rivalry soon develops.

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