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To Find a Man -- The platonic friendship between two high school youths is explored through the attempts to get the girl an abortion. Her young male friend offers his support and tries to find her a doctor. She is grateful, but has trouble in expressing her thanks. At times funny, at other times touching, this is a refreshing, uncommon look at teenage friendship.


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Arnold Schulman (screenplay)
S.J. Wilson (novel)
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Release Date:
26 January 1973 (Finland) See more »
He went looking for a man for her. And found himself. See more »
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  (in credits order)

Pamela Sue Martin ... Rosalind McCarthy (as Pamela Martin)
Darren O'Connor ... Andy Elliott Morrison

Lloyd Bridges ... Frank McCarthy
Phyllis Newman ... Betty McCarthy

Tom Ewell ... Dr. Hargrove

Tom Bosley ... Dr. Katchaturian
Miles Chapin ... Pete
Schell Rasten ... Rick
Antonia Rey ... Modesta
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vicki Sue Robinson
Susan Tully ... Rosalind's Friend

Directed by
Buzz Kulik 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Arnold Schulman  screenplay
S.J. Wilson  novel

Produced by
Mort Abrahams .... executive producer
Irving Pincus .... producer
Peter L. Skolnik .... assistant producer
Ray Stark .... executive producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
David Shire 
Cinematography by
Andrew Laszlo 
Film Editing by
Rita Roland 
Production Design by
Peter Dohanos 
Set Decoration by
Alan Hicks 
Costume Design by
Ruth Morley 
Makeup Department
Robert Laden .... makeup artist (as Bob Laden)
Production Management
Phillip M. Goldfarb .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edward Folger .... first assistant director
Music Department
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (uncredited)
Other crew
Wayne Fitzgerald .... title designer

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Also Known As:
"Sex and the Teenager" - USA (video title)
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90 min
Color (Eastmancolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Finland:K-16 | Netherlands:18 (original rating) | USA:GP

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7 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Marvelous low-budget slice-of-life movie, 17 August 2001
Author: m_finebesser ( from Brooklyn, NY

Darren O'Conner is marvelous as a shy teenage boy who helps Pamela Sue Martin get an abortion. The film is always completely realistic, glamorizing nothing, but never harsh or brutal. Pamela Sue Martin is perfect as the self-absorbed young lady befriended by O'Connor. Tom Ewell is surprisingly effective as the abortionist.

This is a terrific little-known gem that you will think about months after you have seen it.

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