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Lifeguard (I) (1976)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  23 July 1976 (USA)
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Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets ... See full summary »

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Rick
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Cathy
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Larry
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Chris
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Wendy
Sharon Clark ...
Tina (as Sharon Weber)
Steve Burns ...
Machine Gun
Lenka Peterson ...
Mrs. Carlson
George Wallace ...
Mr. Carlson (as George D. Wallace)
Paul Kent ...
Jack Gilmore
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Sandy
Beatrice Colen ...
Judy
Linda Gillen ...
Dell
Jody Gilbert ...
Woman
Russ Marin ...
Voyeur
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Rick is in his 30s, but still works full-time as a lifeguard on the beaches of Los Angeles in California. He enjoys the fun of it, but even more the silent moments. However when he meets his divorced highschool girlfriend and her 5 years old son at their 15 years class reunion, he considers switching to a more "serious" job. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Every girl's summer dream

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Adam Rourke was considered for the role of Rick Carlson and director Daniel Petrie was watching his film Frogs (1972) when he noticed co-star Sam Elliott, who eventually won the role. See more »

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Rick Carlson: I love to throw bastards like that off my beach.
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References The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (1952) See more »

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Falling In Love With The Wind
Words and Music by Dale Menten
Sung by Carol Parks (as Carol Carmichael)
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Best Sam Elliot movie yet.
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Back in the 70s i had to have seen all those party movies , for example, The Van and The Gas Pump Girls, and lifeguard was so much of a breath of fresh air along side of those others, i grew up hanging out at redondo beach and Hermosa beach California which is where this movie was filmed, in fact on ricks tower u see the letters HR i believe that stands for Hermosa/redondo and this is also 1 of the beaches that mike love and Dennis Wilson of the beach boys used to hang out at as they lived in near by Hawthorne, I have this movie on VHS not available on DVD yet, and I watch it at least once a month, as i live in new york now and this movie brings back some special memories of my fun days, i even love that song time and tide in this movie, and watching him drive to the beach in his stingray passing all those very familiar businesses, wow, well if your nostalgic then i don't have to explain the feeling. LIFEGUARD is on my list SAM elliots #1 movie.


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