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Pretty Maids All in a Row (1971)

California State Police Captain Sam Surcher investigates a string of teenage girl murders at Oceanfront High School.

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Tiger
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Surcher
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Ponce
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Proffer
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Poldaski
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Follo
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Grady
Susan Tolsky ...
Miss Craymire
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Gretchen Carpenter ...
Marjorie (as Gretchen Burrell)
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Hilda
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Yvonne
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Polly
June Fairchild ...
Sonny
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There's murder at a California high school, where female students are being targeted by an unknown serial killer, a married teacher hides his flings with nubile students, and an awkward male is frustrated by the plethora of uninhibited freewheeling young girls. Written by HC

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Roger Vadim, the director who uncovered Brigitte Bardot, Catherine Deneuve and Jane Fonda, now brings you the American high school girl...and Rock Hudson. See more »


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12 July 1971 (Sweden)  »

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Querido profesor  »

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A young Cybill Shepherd was offered a role as one of the murder victims but turned it down. It would have been her feature debut. See more »

Goofs

As Jill Fairbutt falls off the commode in the overhead shot, her right hand slides almost to the edge of the lid. Later, in a low-level shot, her hand is positioned more than halfway across the lid. See more »

Quotes

Michael 'Tiger' McDrew: [Deciding to go ahead with the scheduled football game] We play on Friday. Once you start retreating, life will drag you down.
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Soundtracks

Chilly Winds
Music by Lalo Schifrin
Lyrics by Mike Curb
Performed by The Osmonds
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Weird, Wild & Freaky
25 November 2004 | by (L.A. CA) – See all my reviews

This movie is lots of fun - a time capsule of the swinging Seventies - tight pants, mini-mini skirts, people sayingt "Right on" and Rock Hudson as a girl hound - seducing any girl who comes into his classroom

  • yes, Rock plays "Tiger" a football coach and guidance counselor.


Angie Dickinson plays a lusty teacher who helps seduce a young virgin boy. Telly Savalas is a hoot as the hard-nosed cop trying to solve the series of murders that start happening at the high school - Salvalas does some truly strange things as an actor - he holds his smoking cigarette in various odd ways and is constantly putting his big sunglasses on his head, on his nose, on a lamp -- the whole movie is this strange little sex-murder mystery (light on the mystery). Written by Star Trek creator, Gene Rodenberry!!!! If you like cheesy fun flicks from the early 1970s, this one is for you. A hoot!


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