"Valley of the Dolls" is the story of three women lives are affected by show business celebrity. Neely O'Hara (Patty Duke) struggles to make it on the Brodway stage. Yet, when she does, she finds it unfulfilling and becomes addicted to pills. Anne (Barbara Parkins), a small-town girl, is unable to resist the bright lights of New York and is quickly catapulted into the role of super-model. Her face is everywhere - magzine covers, billboards, and television. Meanwhile, struggling star Jennifer (Sharon Tate), is forced to make porn movies in order to make a living for herself and her over-demanding mother.