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Director:
Writers:
Gene Roddenberry (screenplay)
Francis Pollini (novel)
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Release Date:
12 July 1971 (Sweden) See more »
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Tagline:
A good football coach can get away with murder.
Plot:
There's murder at a California high school, where female students are being targeted by an unknown serial killer... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Rock Hudson ... Michael 'Tiger' McDrew

Angie Dickinson ... Miss Betty Smith

Telly Savalas ... Captain Sam Surcher
John David Carson ... Ponce de Leon Harper

Roddy McDowall ... Mr. Proffer

Keenan Wynn ... Chief John Poldaski

James Doohan ... Follo

William Campbell ... Grady
Susan Tolsky ... Miss Harriet Craymire

Barbara Leigh ... Jean McDrew
Gretchen Parsons Carpenter ... Marjorie (as Gretchen Burrell)
Aimée Eccles ... Hilda Lee
JoAnna Cameron ... Yvonne Millick

Margaret Markov ... Polly
June Fairchild ... Sonny Swangle
Joy Bang ... Rita
Brenda Sykes ... Pamela Wilcox

Diane Sherry Case ... Sheryl (as Diane Sherry)
Philip Brown ... Jim Green
Mark Malmborg ... Dink
Kyle Johnson ... Dave
Warren Seabury ... Harold
Gary Tigerman ... Boy #1
Tim Ray ... Boy #2
Alberto Isaac ... Boy #3
Dawn Roddenberry ... Girl #1
Stephanie Mizrahi ... Tiger's Daughter
Larry Marmorstein ... T.V. Reporter
Judy Michie ... Other Pretty Maids
Diane Lambert ... Other Pretty Maids
Adriana Bentley ... Other Pretty Maids
Joyce Williams ... Other Pretty Maids
Chris Woodley ... Other Pretty Maids (as Chris 'Allen' Woodley)
Fredricka Meyers ... Other Pretty Maids

Linda Morand ... Other Pretty Maids

Topo Swope ... Other Pretty Maids
Orville Sherman ... Pastor
Jomarie Ward ... Gym Teacher
Otis Greene ... Police Doctor
Guy Remsen ... 1st Board Member
Joe Quinn ... 2nd Board Member
Estrellita Rania ... Hilda's Mother(Mrs. Lee)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sharon Douglas

Directed by
Roger Vadim 
 
Writing credits
Gene Roddenberry (screenplay)

Francis Pollini (novel)

Produced by
Gene Roddenberry .... producer
 
Original Music by
Lalo Schifrin 
 
Cinematography by
Charles Rosher Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Brame 
 
Art Direction by
E. Preston Ames 
George W. Davis 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert R. Berton 
Charles Pierce  (as Chuck Pierce)
 
Costume Design by
William Ware Theiss 
 
Makeup Department
Cherie .... hair stylist
Allan Snyder .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Maurice Vaccarino .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Robert Dijoux .... assistant director
David Silver .... assistant director
 
Sound Department
Jerry Jost .... sound
Hal Watkins .... sound
Van Allen James .... sound editor (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Doug Byers .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Andrea E. Weaver .... set costumer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Harry Bluestone .... musician: violin (uncredited)
Ray Brown .... musician: bass (uncredited)
Bobby Bryant .... musician: trumpet (uncredited)
Buddy Collette .... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Plas Johnson .... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Artie Kane .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Virginia Majewski .... musician: viola (uncredited)
Lincoln Mayorga .... musician: piano (uncredited)
Richard Nash .... musician: trombone (uncredited)
Ted Nash .... musician: saxophone (uncredited)
Don Peake .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Joe Porcaro .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Emil Richards .... musician: percussion (uncredited)
Howard A. Roberts .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Lalo Schifrin .... conductor (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Rick Hall .... recording producer
Glenn Shahan .... unit publicist (uncredited)
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Runtime:
91 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Finland:K-16 | France:-16 | France:-18 (original rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:X (original rating) | USA:R | West Germany:18

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Trivia:
Telly Savalas who play the police detective is acting very much like Kojak two years before the role that would make him a household name.See more »
Goofs:
Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Keenan Wynn is talking to Rock Hudson on the football field he calls him "Sam". Rock Hudson's character is Tiger or Mike. Telly Savalas's character is Sam.See more »
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Chilly WindsSee more »

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13 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
This movie stars... who???, 13 August 2006
Author: FriscoKidd from United States

Given the A-list pedigree of the cast, this is one baffling relic of a brief and long-gone period of our cultural history. Soft-core fanatic Roger "Barbarella" Vadim teams up with Star Trek creator Gene Roddenberry (of all people!) to produce this shameless exploitation flick. Granted, it was based on a novel, so I suppose writer/producer Roddenberry can't receive all the blame for this mess. But the fact that he chose this particular material for his one and only non-Star Trek feature film sheds new light on the ultra mini skirt, coconut shell bra, and Captain-Kirk-seducing-every-buxom-alien-in-the-galaxy fixation of his series. All the girls in this high school are centerfold wannabes, disrobing and literally throwing themselves into the arms of married football stud Rock Hudson. Teachers having sex with students on campus grounds is treated with an off-hand "lock the door." (And believe me, I am by no means a prude when it comes to the complex issue of teenage sexuality.) Hudson essentially pimps out substitute teacher Angie Dickenson to his young virginal protégé, while she makes her own fierce attempts at getting into Hudson's drawers. Whew! I realize this was the 70s when free love reigned, but maybe the original novel gave better psychological background for all this casual bed-hopping. I won't even get into the whole murder mystery angle of the story, but the appearance of a serial killer in school is treated with the same shrug of indifference by the characters as their fixation on sex. This film is not outrageous enough to be camp, and not dark enough to be creepy, but just another sorry addition to Roger Vadim's irrelevant cannon of work.

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