Watch for the Marineland footage rather than the plot!
A very, very, VERY tame movie. This was clearly created around 1972, although credits list the film as coming out in 1976 and to VHS in 1980. (Note that the star actor was born in '62 and looks around ten...definitely not 14!)
This movie is definitely of interest to those who enjoyed Marineland so much, the defunct forerunner to SeaWorld. Footage includes a nice shot from the ocean to the park, plus aerial footage. You can also see a *very* young Orky and Corky, the old entrance near the killer whale arena, the Catalina Room restaurant, and pier near Sea Lion Point. Based on the development of the park in the movie, all indications also point to a circa 1972 filming--cars are parked right next to the killer whale complex, there's no sea lion arena (they're in the dolphin arena), the potato sack slide looks brand new, and obviously, there's no Baja Reef.
Forget about the story (although one does wonder how in the world Shatner got into this film!), but enjoy it for the local scenery of Palos Verdes.
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