R | | Comedy
After undergoing gender reassignment surgery, an aspiring actress travels to Hollywood, where she also wants to make a claim on her wealthy uncle's estate.
Michael Sarne was hired as writer-director because 20th Century-Fox wanted to tap into the youth market. Sarne didn't want the assignment but felt he had little choice, as he desperately needed the money after several failed years in Hollywood (he was not a fan of the book and even less of a fan of Gore Vidal, who he felt sided with Rex Reed in an attempt to play up the film's "gay agenda").
A secret place known to none but me. And in my secret place, you can beg and torture me. I wouldn't tell you where to go. 'Cause in my secret place, secret place, a secret you know. Secret place, a secret you know.
Surgeon: You realize, once we cut it off, ...
Apparently pieced together from different takes, Myra's blouse collar alternately appears fully outside, partially inside/outside and fully outside her jacket during the scene in which she "depantses" Rusty in her office.
Between the DVD "theatrical" version, the "Special Edition" version, and the Magnetic Video version, there are several differences regarding whether or not old movie footage is tinted (Magnetic version has lots of blue and red, DVD "Special Edition" less, DVD "theatrical" the least of all).