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Lifeguard (1976)

PG | | Drama | 23 July 1976 (USA)
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
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Mrs. Carlson
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Mr. Carlson (as George D. Wallace)
Paul Kent ...
Jack Gilmore
Susan Anderson ...
Sandy
Beatrice Colen ...
Judy
Linda Gillen ...
Dell
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Woman
Russ Marin ...
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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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El salvavidas  »

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The movie was released in theaters in the U.S. on July 23, 1976. See more »

Quotes

Rick Carlson: See that guy in the blue over there?
Chris Randall: The old guy?
Rick Carlson: Yeah. Two ladies complained he was wagging his weenie at them.
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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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1 February 2000 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This is a great document of the 70's...years from now, sociologists will study this film to try and make some sense of this most confusing period in American history. Fascinating because of its story as well as cinematic style which lingers over young bikini-clad chicks bouncing along the sand. The straightforward, politically-incorrect depiction of sexuality is discomfiting and somewhat dirty. The music is...I don't know what to say about the music. It just has to be heard.

Well worth the time and money. Lifeguard is a hit!


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