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Writer:
Coleman Francis (writer)
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I like coffee! See more »
Plot:
A woman seeks revenge on her former lover, who owns a skydiving business. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Kevin Casey ... Beth Rowe
Eric Tomlin ... Joe Moss
Anthony Cardoza ... Harry Rowe (as Tony Cardoza)
Marcia Knight ... Suzy Belmont
Bob Carrano ... Bob
Michael Rae ... Red
Jerry Mann ... Bernie
Keith Walton ... Jim the Photographer
Paul Francis ... Pete

Titus Moede ... Frankie Bonner
Jimmy Bryant ... Himself - Night Jumpers Guitar Player
Rue Barclay ... Himself - Night Jumpers Bass Player
Junior Nichols ... Himself - Night Jumpers Drummer
Harold Hensley ... Himself - Night Jumpers Sax Player
Harold Saunders ... Mr. Morgan (as Howard Saunders)
George Tracey
Barbara Francis ... Spectator's Wife
Lynn Merrill ... Lynn
Pandora Russell
Tony DeGeorge
T. Gary Cardoza (as Tony Gary Cardoza)
Tiny Kauffman
Pam Henderson
Linda Henderson
Richard E. Curtis
Mary Thompson
Vicky Knight
Thomas Webb
Michelle Fourzon
Kim Curtis
Gordon Barclay
Shirley Cash
Max Zamora
Donna Stanton
Brian Ivey
Linda Fisher
Kenny Joyner
Judy Cole
David Worth
Neil Jorgensen
Valerie Phelps
Gloria Draper
The Nichols Sisters
Susan Bay
Michael Oberlander
Darla Hall
Comatte Saccente
Julie Williams ... Big Blonde (as Julie Willis)
Gayle Lorelle
Shirley Buckner
Bill Thomson
Bob Grandchamp
Vincent Garquitto
Alan Francis ... Spectator's Son
Bob Knight
Viva McCluer
Marlene Archie
Frederic Downs ... Pharmacist
Ronald Francis ... Spectator's Son

Simone Gad (as Simone Pascal)
Larry Quimby
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Coleman Francis ... Spectator / Gunman in Plane (uncredited)
Jack Kupp ... (uncredited)
Marilyn McRae ... (uncredited)
Monty McRae ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Coleman Francis 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Coleman Francis  writer

Produced by
George Buckner .... executive producer
Helen Buckner .... executive producer
Anthony Cardoza .... producer
Anthony M. Lanza .... associate producer (as Anthony Lanza)
Herman Tomlin .... associate producer
 
Cinematography by
Austin McKinney 
Lee Strosnider 
 
Film Editing by
Bob Lusby 
 
Art Direction by
Mike Harrington 
 
Makeup Department
Tony DeGeorge .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Bud Wilson .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anthony M. Lanza .... assistant director (as Anthony Lanza)
 
Sound Department
Brandy Kellogg .... sound
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jack Kupp .... aerial photographer
 
Music Department
John Bath .... musical director
 
Other crew
Robert Banas .... choreographer (as Bob Banas)
John McKenna .... script supervisor
 
Thanks
Cliffie Stone .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Fiend from Half Moon Bay" - USA (alternative title)
"Panic at Half Moon Bay" - USA (alternative title)
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Runtime:
75 min
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Director Trademark: [Coleman Francis] [vigilante shooting]Joe and Suzy are gunned down by Coleman Francis and the law(?) at the end with no trial or arrest.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: A small white plane has no registration number on its side on the ground. The registration number is clearly visible in flight.See more »
Quotes:
Joe Moss:Coffee? I LIKE coffee!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
HaSo - Stratosphere BoogieSee more »

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10 out of 15 people found the following review useful.
Coleman Francis, visionary auteur, 21 November 2000
Author: Mysterio-6 (reverso@aol.com) from Ontario, CA

When I was a kid I used to watch the the parachuters do their thing from the back yard of my grandma's house in Lake Elsinore. I often thought that I would make a movie about skydivers. Who wouldn't want to see footage of skydivers floating gracefully through the air over and over again. It turns out that Coleman Francis beat me to it. I mean this is the definitive skydiver movie. No other movie gets into the heart and soul of what it means to be a skydiver. The triumph, the tragedy, the love triangles, the wild parties. My heart was pounding when Beth's plane had engine trouble while she was taxiing down the runway. Would she be able to simply not take off? Pure drama! Then there is the sinister plot of the acid in the parachute! This movie is a must see for all skydivers who own a small airport and are cheating on their wives. Only the drunken haze of Francis' vision could bring us all of this. Coleman Francis' bio says he died of heart disease. Why am I not surprised?

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