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Dreamer (1979)

 -  Drama | Sport  -  27 April 1979 (USA)
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Dreamer
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Karen
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Harry
Richard B. Shull ...
Taylor
Barbara Stuart ...
Angie
Owen Bush ...
The Fan
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Elaine (as Marya Small)
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Spider
John Crawford ...
Riverboat Captain
Chris Schenkel ...
Himself
Nelson Burton Jr. ...
Color Man
Morgan Farley ...
Old Timer
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Too
Speedy Zapata ...
Juan
JoBe Cerny ...
Patterson
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Reach For The Top
Words and Music by Bill Conti, Cory Lerios, and 'David Jenkins'
Performed by Pablo Cruise
Original Music Copyright 1979 Fox Fanfare Music, Inc., Pablo Cruis Music, and Irving Music, Inc.
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A Blast from the Past...
22 October 2008 | by (So.California, USA) – See all my reviews

Recently seen playing on some Premium cable channel, I agree that it's not all that great a film. But, it was a blast from the past for me, seeing Dick Weber again (who had to be @50 or more when this film was shot), still virtually flawless and youthful-looking as always. They had a tour stop in my home town @4 decades ago -- not televised, as I recall, perhaps wrongly -- in which the PBA Finals (at that time) had the top 2 bowlers (for the week/that tourney) roll a three-game set, head-to-head: in this case, Dick Weber vs. Nelson Burton. As I recall (perhaps wrongly) Burton won (which would have been to my chagrin), but they were outrageously good. Their score was something like 786 to 802 -- No joke! I primarily watched to see if they'd cast an actor who was (apparently) a decent bowler, which they did. But the great character/supporting actor Jack Warden would never have been a Pro with the form I saw in this film. Granted, he was fairly old at the time, but...

I was such a bowling alley rat, practically lived in the place, but not with not near such a gifted physique as Mathieson. I wish I had! But still, my (honest) open bowling average was 225~230. Yeahp, anyone who says bowling is not good, honest exercise should try bowling 120 games a week for a few months/+ -- i.e. alone, or with one friend, open bowling frame after frame with a 15~16# ball... NO sitting down! It's a lot harder if/when one's not yet a good bowler, btw... esp. perhaps for one's blood pressure.


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