The movie adaptation of it, directed by Richard Quine and co-written by Joseph Heller, stars Natalie Wood as an author named Helen Gurley Brown who writes such a book and becomes the target of an undercover investigation by a suave reporter Tony Curtis , who passes himself off as a straitlaced and married neighbor in order to score an interview with her and, ultimately, to seduce her. But the way that Reed working with a script by Eve Ahlert and Dennis Drake wraps these elements together is less a stroke of historical analysis than one of cinematic inspiration. The sixties saw demolition of cultural strictures in favor of works of nature. But the tone has shifted yet again.
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Sex and the Single Girl is a non-fiction book by American writer Helen Gurley Brown , written as an advice book that encouraged women to become financially independent and experience sexual relationships before or without marriage. The book sold two million copies in three weeks,  was sold in 35 countries  and has made the Los Angeles Times , The New York Times and Time bestseller lists. In Brown's husband, David Brown , suggested she write a book that discusses "how a single girl goes about having an affair".