In 1978, she wrote, directed and co-starred in the movie "Rabbit Test
.'' It had an intriguing premise -- Billy Crystal as a man who gets pregnant -- but was poorly received.
Since then she's returned to acting sporadically, written movies The Girl Most Likely To and Rabbit Test
(which she also directed), hosted various other small-screen shows and, with her daughter Melissa, become a celebrity and fashion expert on US TV.
Discussion of her treatment at the hands of misogynistic, sabotaging lenser Lucien Ballard, on Joan's first and only helming effort "Rabbit Test
," is uncompromising, but devoid of meanness.
The new tests have several advantages compared with the rabbit test
: they are less laborious, cheaper and more sensitive, according to the project co-ordinator, doctor Thomas Hartung, head of the JRC's ECVAM.
Collaborative Effort Aims to Replace Rabbit Test
for Personal Lubricant Products