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Buster and Billie (1974)

 -  Crime | Drama  -  18 January 1975 (Sweden)
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Dimwitted but sweet high school girl of easy virtue and the most popular boy in the school share an improbable romance. But when his buddies forget she's no longer the crew slut she once ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Buster Lane
Joan Goodfellow ...
Billie Jo Truluck
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Margie Hooks
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Jake
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Whitey
Jessie Lee Fulton ...
Mrs. Lane
J.B. Joiner ...
Mr. Lane
Dell C. Payne ...
Warren
Mark Pendergraft ...
Mole
David Paul Dean ...
Phil
David Little ...
Smitty
Vernon Beatty ...
Arland
Doris Pearce ...
Mrs. Hooks
Carl Reddick ...
Mr. Hooks
Dale Pearce ...
Sally
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Dimwitted but sweet high school girl of easy virtue and the most popular boy in the school share an improbable romance. But when his buddies forget she's no longer the crew slut she once was, watch out!! Written by Mike Campanelli <mjc@rubinbaum.com>

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It was 1948. There was a girl like Billie in every school. All the boys knew her... But Buster loved her and no one understood. See more »

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18 January 1975 (Sweden)  »

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Billy... ena elefthero koritsi  »

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Jan-Michael Vincent turned down three other higher-paying film roles because he was captivated by the "strong story and characters" in "Buster and Billie." See more »

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Words and Music by Herbert 'Happy' Lawson
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one of the best from my younger days
16 January 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

While doing a search on your website to find out what other movies Robert Englund was in besides A Nightmare on Elm Street I came across a movie that I haven't thought of in years, Buster and Billie. I immediately felt this wave of emotion. I was 20 when this movie was released and although I couldn't remember right away the whole plot of the movie I remembered it as one of my favourites. After reading some of the story line and talking to my husband who has a much better memory than I do I realized why my feeling at the mere mention of the title was so extreme. It was wonderful albeit very, very tragic. My husband also remembers it as being one of his favourites. I don't know if I want to ever watch it again or just keep the memory of a film that touched me deeply years ago.


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