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Director:
Writers:
Douglas Heyes (screenplay)
H. William Miller (novel)
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Release Date:
15 January 1965 (West Germany) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
She's all out for kicks... and every inch of her spells excitement! See more »
Plot:
A rising political star faces scandal and blackmail when the young woman he tries to help turns out to be a juvenile delinquent. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
User Reviews:
A guy continually places his trust in an obviously insane girl. See more (29 total) »

Cast

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Ann-Margret ... Jody Dvorak

John Forsythe ... David

Peter Brown ... Ron

Patricia Barry ... Vera

Richard Anderson ... Grant
Skip Ward ... Buck (as James Ward)
Diane Sayer ... Midge

Ann Doran ... Mavis
Patrick Whyte ... Varden

Audrey Dalton ... Virginia
Leo Gordon ... Enders
Patricia Tiara ... Striptease Dancer
Nora Marlowe ... Matron
Frances Robinson ... Martha

Maxine Stuart ... Peggy
Mildred von Hollen ... Saleslady
Jerry Dunphy ... Newscaster

Doodles Weaver ... Salty Sam
Hal Hopper ... Chauffeur
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Joe Dominguez ... Mexican Doctor (uncredited)
Shep Houghton ... Minor Role (uncredited)

Gary Lockwood ... Minor Role (uncredited)
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Directed by
Douglas Heyes 
 
Writing credits
Douglas Heyes (screenplay)

H. William Miller (novel) (as Wade Miller)

Produced by
Harry Keller .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Joseph F. Biroc (director of photography) (as Joseph Biroc)
 
Film Editing by
Russell F. Schoengarth 
 
Art Direction by
Malcolm Brown 
Alexander Golitzen 
 
Set Decoration by
John P. Austin  (as John Austin)
Oliver Emert 
John McCarthy Jr.  (as John McCarthy)
 
Costume Design by
Burton Miller 
 
Makeup Department
Larry Germain .... hair stylist
Bud Westmore .... makeup artist
Jean Austin .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Frank McCoy .... makeup artist (uncredited)
Jack Mitchell .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Dorothy Parkinson .... makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Edward Muhl .... in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terence Nelson .... assistant director
Wendell Franklin .... assistant director (uncredited)
Terry Morse Jr. .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Robert M. Anderson .... lead man (uncredited)
Dudley Holmes .... props (uncredited)
Charles Thomas .... props (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Waldon O. Watson .... sound
Frank H. Wilkinson .... sound
Chic Borland .... sound (uncredited)
John Muchmore .... sound (uncredited)
James T. Porter .... sound (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Charles Spurgeon .... special effects (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Arthur Gerstle .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Butch Harmon .... gaffer (uncredited)
Andrew J. McIntyre .... camera operator (uncredited)
Steve Rez .... grip (uncredited)
Mel Traxel .... still photographer (uncredited)
Sam Van Zenten .... grip (uncredited)
Richard Tim Vanik .... assistant camera (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Bucky Rous .... wardrobe (uncredited)
Viola Thompson .... wardrobe (uncredited)
 
Editorial Department
Eddie Broussard .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Joseph Gershenson .... music supervisor
William Loose .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Henry Mancini .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Hans J. Salter .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Frank Skinner .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
Carl W. Stalling .... composer: stock music for cartoon sequence (uncredited)
Herman Stein .... composer: stock music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Robert Busch .... dialogue coach
David Winters .... choreographer
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer (uncredited)
Fred Knoth .... set coordinator (uncredited)
Luanna S. Poole .... script supervisor (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
82 min
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Aspect Ratio:
2.00 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Mono (Westrex Recording System)

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Trivia:
This film is listed among The 100 Most Amusingly Bad Movies Ever Made in Golden Raspberry Award founder John Wilson's book THE OFFICIAL RAZZIE® MOVIE GUIDE.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When David goes out of his bedroom to investigate the noise the stuffed animal makes he leaves the bedroom door open. A little later the door can be seen from the downstairs landing, and it is closed.See more »
Quotes:
[David is in a clothing shop buying clothes for Jody]
Saleslady:Why, David, I thought I'd never find you in ladies' underwear.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
A guy continually places his trust in an obviously insane girl., 26 December 2012
Author: Aaron1375

This film was rather funny...to watch a politician help a person then proceed to pay for it through the whole movie really makes one wonder what message this film was trying to send? Is it trying to say, one should never show kindness, because in return you will end up a hostage in your own home to political science majors and their friends with cars and anger management issues. Still, the film had some moments, mainly the unintentionally funny moments and you get to see a very attractive young Ann Margaret.

The film is about a bland politician who ends up finding a very attractive girl in his daughter's bed. His wife and child are away at the time. The girl begs the man for help and he listens to her story and proceeds to buy the young lady and outfit, takes her to the bus stop and gives her some money to help her out. He later finds out that she has escaped from a juvenile facility and even stabbed one of the employees there. Well he returns home to find out that she has returned and he also finds out that she is kind of insane! She ends up making his life miserable, she invites friends that are a bit psycho themselves and he continually believes what she says and defends her at every turn.

The film was featured on MST3K and it made for a very funny episode. It helps that this film was not all that bad, as it contained plenty of fodder for Mike and the bots. It was also kind of good in a way, which always makes for the more entertaining episodes. Listening to their riffs as the politician keeps getting deeper and deeper into trouble was funny, but at the same time you kept wondering how it was going to end as well. Could he possibly get out of this situation unscathed? So while it was not an award winning movie by an means, it was entertaining in its own way. And Ann Margaret was hot, hot, HOT...back then.

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