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Body Fever (1969)

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Down and out private detective is hired to catch a woman who dresses like Catwoman while committing robberies.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Carolyn Brandt ...
Carrie Erskine
Bernard Fein ...
Big Mack
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Frankie Roberts
Brett Pearson ...
Brett
Herb Robins ...
Herbie
Ray Dennis Steckler ...
Charles Smith
Coleman Francis ...
Coley
Dina Bryan ...
Stella
Julie Conners ...
Shawn Call
Bret Zeller ...
Carol Hollister (as Brett Zeller)
Pat Jackson ...
Julie Richards
Alan Smith ...
Harris Fergeson
Ron Haydock ...
Fritz the Photographer
Larry Chandler ...
Waco
Wade Watson ...
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Down and out private detective is hired to catch a woman who dresses like Catwoman while committing robberies.

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Trapped by Drugs, Hounded by the Underworld

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A sequel to 'Body Fever' titled "Bloody Jack" was filmed in 1972. Shot on 16mm film, it starred Ray Dennis Steckler, Carolyn Brandt, and Herb Robbins. The film had a basic serial killer plot. Charlie Smith returns, and all the women he knows start to get killed. Principal photography was completed, but the film was never edited or scored. See more »

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Charlie Smith: My whole life has been a movie, but I keep getting the reels mixed up.
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Charlie Smith and Carrie Erskine's Theme
Written by Don Snyder
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Steckler does Chandler
13 August 2006 | by (Tokyo, Japan) – See all my reviews

A rare occasion here, Steckler being semi-serious.

His attempt to make a classic P.I. film succeeds admirably. That said, he didn't avoid humor either.

This had it all, cynical statements, dry narration, a dame that's 'not afraid to let you know what a rotten night's sleep she's had.' A low budget version of the 40's films. He even did a direct homage to 'Breathless.'

Tension built slowly but never really took off. That didn't hurt the film in any way though. Steckler has this gift. You just want to stick around and see what's next.

And he did play the role well.


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