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Weekend with the Babysitter -- A lissome teenage babysitter captivates her young charge's father, a big-shot Hollywood screenwriter, and leads him on a wild ride into way-out youth culture.


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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
George E. Carey ... Jim Carlton
Susan Romen ... Candy Wilson
James Almanzar ... Rich Harris
Luanne Roberts ... Mona Carlton
Tony Mumolo ... Sancho (as Anthony Victor)
Bob Bernard ... A.K.
Guy Edwards ... Leon

Steve Vinovich ... Snitch
Annik Borel ... Doris
Gloria Hill ... Mary Mary
James E. McLarty ... Smitty
Patrick Whyte ... Salesman
Pat Welch ... Waitress
Ellen Bailey ... Operator
Susan L. Stoner ... Secretary
Easton Herd ... Mike Carlton
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Wes Bishop ... Rovo (uncredited)
Roger Gentry ... Biker with Sidecar (uncredited)
John Riazzi ... Rovo's Partner (uncredited)

Directed by
Don Henderson 
Writing credits
James E. McLarty (screenplay)

George E. Carey (original story) &
Don Henderson (original story)

Produced by
Wes Bishop .... associate producer (as Wesdon Bishop)
George E. Carey .... producer
Original Music by
Robert O. Ragland  (as Bob Ragland)
Cinematography by
Jack Steely (director of photography) (as Jack R. Steely)
Film Editing by
Dick Elliott 
Makeup Department
Louis Lane .... makeup artist
Production Management
Ellen Bailey .... production manager
David Carey .... assistant production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Olsen .... assistant director
Sound Department
Ken Carlson .... production sound
Charles Henderson .... sound assistant
Camera and Electrical Department
Victor Goss .... assistant camera (as Victor Goss Jr.)
John C. Murray .... lighting gaffer
Mike Paladin .... still photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carolyn Link .... wardrobe mistress
Editorial Department
Ron Sawade .... assistant editor
Other crew
Donna Thorne .... script supervisor
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93 min
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More Babysitters Named Candy, 13 April 2014
Author: stricharchuk from United States

Weekend With the Babysitter : George E. Carrey stars as Jim, a well-off B-movie director who falls for his kids' babysitter. It's not hard to understand the attraction: his wife, a washed up actress-turned-junkie, is pretty damn irritating. Plus, the babysitter gives him some tips on the ridiculous script he's working on--a motorcycle gang/hippie movie. Trouble mounts while the director and babysitter are exploring free-wheeling good times (under the guise of doing movie research) when Jim's wife gets in too deep with some drug dealers by offering up her husband's fancy boat to complete a drug deal in exchange for another fix. What's funny about this film is that its predecessor, The Babysitter (1969), also stars George E. Carrey in what amounts to the same part. In this one, George E. Carrey is credited as co-writer of the film's plot. Funnier still is the babysitter, played here by Susan Romen, is named Candy, which is the namesake of the earlier film's babysitter as well, as depicted by Patricia Wymer. The most "meta" connection between the two is that, when Candy review's Jim's new script, she criticizes the dialogue, noting that "people don't talk this way." For all we know, she could have been reading the script of the earlier Babysitter film--although it's amusing to note that the Candys in both films enjoy saying "Ciao, baby!" This one is mostly entertaining, although the 1969 film is better by a thin margin.

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