Frank Tashlin’s satirical dissections of American society—Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?, The Girl Can’t Help It—are among the most original comedies to come out of this country, blending cartoonish slapstick and genuine bile to produce a harrowingly funny vision of life in the television age. In Bachelor Flat (19621), Terry-Thomas is a retiring British archaeologist who takes a summer house in Malibu, coming face to face with youth culture rampant in the persons of a beefy Richard Beymer and a Lolita-like Tuesday Weld. 91 min.