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March 1974 (USA) See more »
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The Man Who Survived "Precinct 13" Is Back! See more »
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A nerdy high school super whiz experiments with a chemical which will transform his guinea pig "Mr. Mumps" from a gentle pet into a ravenous monster... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Pat Cardi ... Vernon Potts

Austin Stoker ... Lieutenant Bozeman
Rosie Holotik ... Robin Jones
John Niland ... Coach McCall
Joye Hash ... Miss Grindstaff (as Joy Hash)
Jeff Alexander ... Mr. Griggs
Mike McHenry ... Roger Davis

Nick Felix ... Mr. Henshaw
Michelle Falerne ... Girl-Student
Laura Williamson ... Nurse
Charles Mann ... School Principal
Abner Haynes ... Assistant Coach
Steve Kidwell ... Assistant Coach
Campbell Thomas ... Narrator
Chuck Beatty ... Policeman
Calvin Hill ... Policeman
D.D. Lewis ... Policeman
Joe Greene ... Coach's Buddy / Policeman
Craig Morton ... Policeman
Robert R. Reedy ... Policeman
Bill Truax ... Policeman

Directed by
Larry N. Stouffer 
 
Writing credits
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J.D. Feigelson  (as Jake Fowler)

Produced by
James P. Graham .... producer
 
Original Music by
Don Hulette 
 
Cinematography by
Janis P. Valtenbergs 
 
Film Editing by
Travis Rhodes 
 
Art Direction by
Joe Thompkins 
 
Makeup Department
Beverly Gilbert .... makeup
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jerry Caraway .... second assistant director
Mike Varner .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Oliver H. Oliver .... sound engineer
 
Special Effects by
Jack Bennett .... special effects
Donald Crawford .... special effects assistant
 
Stunts
Wayne Dillard .... stunts
Randy Fife .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Driskell .... assistant camera
Bruce Graydon .... camera operator
Jack Marty .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Maxine Anderson .... casting in L.A.
Laura Williamson .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Laura Williamson .... wardrobe
 

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Also Known As:
"Kiss the Teacher... Goodbye!" - USA (alternative title)
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85 min
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The writer Jack Fowler is actually a pseudonym for J.D. Feigelson, who also wrote the classic Dark Night of the Scarecrow (1981) (TV).See more »
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
An immortal mini-icon of drive-in culture., 9 September 2003
Author: EyeAskance from fabulous Las Vega$!

A legendary trash-cinema favorite. Vernon, a science-minded high school nerd, is an unassuming human target for cruelty, belittled and abused by nearly everyone he knows(moronic jock schoolmates, choleric teachers, the psycho janitor, etc.). He concocts and ingests a substance which renders him a Jeckyll/Hyde type beast, the more powerful and assertive(and certainly more dangerous)persona emerging sporadically to become the "normal" Vernon's savage avenger.

Hedonistic thrills abound in this cherished little Crown International Pictures wonder, a perennial staple on late-night creature feature shows during the 70s and 80s. HORROR HIGH is a golden memory for many a horror fan who grew up during that time, and I suspect that the younger generation of viewers will be similarly appreciative of its surprising brutality and lovable low-grade virtues.

An all time great...of sorts. 7/10

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