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Jim, the World's Greatest (1976)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  January 1976 (USA)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jim Nolan
Robbie Wolcott ...
Kelly Nolan
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Jim's Father (as Rory Guy)
Marla Pennington ...
Jan
Karen McLain ...
Lisa
David Lloyd ...
Brian
Lawrence Gabriel Jr. ...
Counselor (as Larry Gabriel)
Tony Lucatorto ...
Quarterback
Ralph Richmond ...
Head Coach
Tim Simmons ...
Kid
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O.D. Silengsly
Larry Southwick ...
Southwick
David Pollock ...
Young Jim
Larry Pollock ...
Principal
Kate Coscarelli ...
Receptionist (as Shirley Coscarelli)
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The Cheerleader. The Girlfriend. The Brother. The Father. He took care of them all.

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January 1976 (USA)  »

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Story of a Teenager  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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(Westrex Recording System)

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Story of a Teenager
Written by Gerry Beckley & Dan Peek
Performed by America
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Jim's Great! Reggie's Better.
27 April 1999 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

One of his earlier pieces, Don Coscarelli (of Phantasm Phame) has a knack for seeing the world through the eyes and heart of a young boy. He offers a Peter Pan-esque adventure to men from the boomers to present day, with each generation being introduced to a more innocent time.

Little known fact, Reggie Bannister (Reggie of Phantasm) appears bringing that flavorful polished character to compliment that of Angus Scrimm. It's an unverified rumored that Bannister had something to do with the soundtrack as well.

Copies are hard to find, but, if you have one. . . treat it as a treasure! Neat films like this are rare today.


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