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The Chicken Chronicles (1977)

R | | Comedy | October 1977 (USA)
A high school senior tries to score with Margaret.

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(as Francis Simon)

Writers:

(screenplay), (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mr. Nastase
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David Kessler (as Steven Guttenberg)
Lisa Reeves ...
Margaret
Meridith Baer ...
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Mark
Will Seltzer ...
Weinstein
Kutee ...
Maddy
Gino Baffa ...
Charlie
Robert Resnick ...
Stuart
Joseph G. Medalis ...
Mr. Phinney (as Joe Medalis)
Robin T. Williams ...
Vanessa
Clark Brandon ...
Lee
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Tom (as Jonathon Gries)
John Starr ...
Saul
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A high school senior tries to score with Margaret.

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The Spirit of 69...When The Lights Turned Off...The Kids Turned On!

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Comedy

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October 1977 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Crônicas Colegiais  »

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1.85 : 1
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Scenes from this movie were filmed at the then residence of Mad Men (2007) creator Matthew Weiner, when he was still a child and living with his parents. According to Weiner, the film company "ripped [his] parents off", destroying furniture and lying to them. See more »


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Spooky
by Classics IV
Courtesy of United Artists Records
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this movie is a coming of age riot!, loads of laughs and strong cast
2 March 2003 | by (chicago usa) – See all my reviews

my wife and i pull this movie out every time we need a good laugh, the cast is especially strong, phil silvers is actually the weak link, gutenberg, his girl friends and branscom richmond are superb as are other supporting cast members. its not really a teen flick for teens alone but also appreciated by people who want to reminisce about days gone by. set in the ultra upscale los angeles suburbs, it gives a fun look at what the "rich kids" do with their free time.


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