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Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze (1979)

The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of it's benefits, as well as some of it's burdens.

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(teleplay), (based on the Playboy magazine article entitled "Good Night Sweet Prinze")
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ira Angustain ...
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Nat Blake
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Carol
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Rose
Ken Sylk ...
Devon Ericson ...
Kathy
Stephen Elliott ...
Jonas
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Producer (as James Callahan)
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Alan Bursky (as Michael Binder)
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Billy
Leon Charles ...
Acting Coach
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Fan
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Lawyer #1
Jim Scott ...
Makeup Man
Larry Margo ...
Booking Agent
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The true and tragic story of a very young and very talented comedian from the 70's whose sudden rise to fame had some of it's benefits, as well as some of it's burdens.

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11 September 1979 (USA)  »

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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alan Bursky auditioned for the role of himself but was turned down. See more »

Goofs

First scene of film opens with caption "1971" while automobile shown from the rear is a 1974 Ford Mustang II; a car that won't be in production for another two and a half years approximately. See more »

Quotes

Freddie Prinze: [doing his stand up routine] Well, there's a lot of strange people in the city, a lot of strange people.
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Connections

References Chico and the Man (1974) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody is a Star
Sung by Stephanie Spruill of Saint and Stephanie
Written by Sly Stone (uncredited)
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