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Skatetown, U.S.A. (1979)

PG  |   |  Comedy  |  October 1979 (USA)
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At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of $1000 in cash.

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Harvey Ross
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Frankey
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Elvira
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Alphonse (as Lenny Bari)
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The Drunk
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Skatetown Doctor
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The Wizard
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At a roller disco competition, two rivals find themselves becoming good friends while competing for a prize of $1000 in cash.

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The Rock and Roller Disco Movie of the Year!

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Skate Town  »

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The movie features a number of American television stars from the 1960s and 1970s. These included Scott Baio, Ruth Buzzi, Maureen McCormick, Ron Palillo and Flip Wilson. See more »

Connections

References The Cisco Kid (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Boogie Wonderland
Written by Jon Lind and Allee Willis
Performed by Earth Wind & Fire and The Emotions
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3 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If anyone knows where i can get a copy, please email me at kimpossible1969@sbcglobal.net I have been looking for this movie for a long time. I called everywhere I have looked on line and it is no where to be found. I don't understand how you can get movies from the fifty's but you can get a movie made in 1975. Any ideas would greatly be appreciated. Out of all the movies i remember this one the most as a child and would love to get it. I loved this movie. I thought for sure there would be more people looking for it. Going skating in the 70's as a child and then going to see this movie was a great memory for me.

Thank you! Kim :0)


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