David Lynch of misogyny : "degraded, slapped around, humiliated and undressed in front of the camera. At Dorothy's apartment, Jeffrey finds Dorothy's husband, who is dead from a gunshot to the head and identifiable by his missing ear, as well as the Yellow Man, who bears a gruesome head wound, leaving him barely conscious and unresponsive but still standing. The screenplay of, blue Velvet had been passed around multiple times in the late 1970s and early 1980s, with many major studios declining it because of its strong sexual and violent content. Retrieved September 11, 2007. Jeffrey and Sandy attend Dorothy's nightclub act, in which she sings " Blue Velvet and leave early so Jeffrey can sneak into her apartment to snoop. Borden, Lizzie (September 23, 1986). Blue Velvet was acknowledged as the eighth best film in the mystery genre. At a Chicago screening, a man fainted and had to have his pacemaker changed. A confrontation is averted when the group finds Dorothy naked, battered, and distressed on Jeffrey's front lawn. Inspired by the film, pop singer Lana Del Rey recorded a cover version of Bobby Vinton 's classic rendition of the song "Blue Velvet" in 2012. Jeffrey follows Frank and spends the next few days spying on him.