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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)

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(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 screwball comedy about the high school senior with a system for everything! See more »

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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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The writer, Paul Diamond, absolutely avers that the title was a tribute to Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicles" See more »


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Every Day With You Girl
by Classics IV
Courtesy of United Artists Records
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Tame by today's standards, but still a good movie...
3 November 2011 | by See all my reviews

The best things about this movie are: the SONGS (on the original release), the GIRLS (Maddy, Margaret and Tracy) and the CARS!! The plot of this movie is sort of mediocre, but there are some decent scenes of Beverly Hills; with all of the (now) classic automobiles in this film there REALLY should have been more "cruising" scenes. The way the film was shot really did (and to me, still does) make you feel as though you're in May of 1969. Too bad it's so difficult to obtain licensing rights for certain songs--the soundtrack could have used some good Soul tunes like "Time Is Tight" by Booker T. and the MGs, "California Soul" from Marlena Shaw, or "Nothing But A Heartache" from the Flirtations. One final criticism: A movie set in California featuring three beautiful women (with High School as a backdrop) set in the Spring of '69 has NO BEACH SCENES??


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