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Director:
Writers:
Gene Roddenberry (screenplay)
Francis Pollini (novel)
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Release Date:
12 July 1971 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
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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Weird, Wild & Freaky See more (38 total) »

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:
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

Did You Know?

Trivia:
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:
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 »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Tommy Boy (1995)See more »
Soundtrack:
Chilly WindsSee more »

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16 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Weird, Wild & Freaky, 25 November 2004
Author: shark-43 from L.A. CA

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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