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Writers:
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) &
Joseph Michael Cala (written by)
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Release Date:
13 January 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
High School Honor Student by Day. Hollywood Hooker by Night. See more »
Plot:
15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win See more »
User Reviews:
Genuine movie deserves better See more (37 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Cliff Gorman ... Lt. Andrews

Susan Tyrrell ... Solly Mosler

Dick Shawn ... Mae

Rory Calhoun ... Kit Carson

Donna Wilkes ... Molly 'Angel' Stewart

John Diehl ... The Killer
Elaine Giftos ... Patricia Allen
Donna McDaniel ... Crystal

Graem McGavin ... Lana
Mel Carter ... Collins

Steven M. Porter ... Yoyo Charlie
David Underwood ... Ric Sawyer
David Anthony ... Howie
Joshua Cadman ... Spike (as Josh Cadman)

Greg Lewis ... Themopolis
Karyn Parker ... Diane
Dennis Kort ... Wayne
Ken Olfson ... Mr. Saunders

Peter Jason ... The John
Gene Ross ... Vice Cop
Jackie De Rouen ... Tanya
Laura Sorrenson ... Roxie
Joseph Michael Cala ... Usher
Donna Fuller ... Jesus Peddler

Ross Hagen ... Urban Cowboy
Robert Acey ... Driver
Dick Valentine ... Older Cop
Marc Hayashi ... Young Cop
Bob Gorman ... Zigmand
Todd Hoffman ... Punker
Christian Dante ... Police Sketch Artist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brian Gusse ... Man Loitering Outside of Theater (uncredited)
Mary-Margaret Stratton ... Extra (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert Vincent O'Neill  (as Robert Vincent O'Neil)
 
Writing credits
Robert Vincent O'Neill (written by) (as Robert Vincent O'Neil) &
Joseph Michael Cala (written by) (as Joseph M. Cala)

Produced by
Donald P. Borchers .... producer
Sandy Howard .... executive producer
Don Levin .... executive producer
Bob Manning .... associate producer
Mel Pearl .... executive producer
Roy Watts .... producer
 
Original Music by
Craig Safan 
 
Cinematography by
Andrew Davis (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Charles Bornstein 
 
Casting by
Linda Francis 
 
Art Direction by
Stephen Marsh 
 
Set Decoration by
Christopher Amy  (as Chris Amy)
 
Costume Design by
Kathie Clark  (as Kathy Clark)
 
Makeup Department
Darri Gocha .... hair stylist (as Darri Roseborough)
Joann Kozloff .... makeup artist (as Joanne Kozloff)
Kathy Shorkey .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Joe Madalena .... production manager (as Joseph Madalena)
Keith Rubinstein .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Jeannine Lucchesi .... assistant director
Betsy Pollock .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Gregory Melton .... set dresser
Ronel Weiser .... property assistant
 
Sound Department
Eddie Campbell .... sound editor
Paul B. Clay .... supervising sound editor (as Paul Clay)
Craig Felburg .... production sound mixer
Linda Folk .... assistant sound editor
Anthony Ippolito .... sound editor
Don MacDougall .... sound re-recordist
John L. Mack .... sound re-recordist (as John Mack)
Stanley Paul .... sound editor (as Stan Paul)
Phil Tucker .... sound editor
Richard Tyler .... sound re-recordist
Wes Youngblood .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Roger George .... special effects
 
Stunts
Richard E. Butler .... stunts (as Dick Butler)
Kerrie Cullen .... stunts
Vince Deadrick Sr. .... stunts (as Vince Deadrick)
Jack Verbois .... stunts
Dick Warlock .... stunt coordinator (as Richard Warlock)
Lance Warlock .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Bernard Auroux .... second assistant camera
Dennis Bishop .... gaffer
John Buckley .... electrician
Neil Harrington .... grip
James Kimura .... best boy electrician
Diana Lyn .... still photographer
Melton Maxwell .... gaffer
Joe-Joe Presson .... best boy grip (as Joseph Presson)
Randall Robinson .... first assistant camera
John Savka .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Jeff Greenberg .... casting assistant
Victor J. Kubitschek .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jill M. Ohanneson .... costume supervisor (as Jill Ohanneson)
 
Editorial Department
Mallory Gottlieb .... apprentice editor
Deborah Jan Haworth .... apprentice editor (as Deborah Haworth)
Wilt Henderson .... assistant editor (as Wilton Henderson)
John Hoeren .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Fred Prior .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Richard M. Brasic .... transportation captain (as Richard Brasic)
Gary Claridge .... driver
Timothy Sheehan .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Sandra K. Bailey .... executive consultant
Katy Cave .... assistant: Sandy Howard
David DeCoteau .... craft service
Jean Duranti .... production secretary
Marty Fabian .... production assistant
Dennis Forel .... balloon art
Susan Gelb .... production accountant
James Gierman .... production assistant
Stuart B. Hagen .... production assistant
Joan Hall-Noohi .... production assistant
George Humphries .... yo-yo tricks
Robert Jellen .... insurance provider: Albert G. Ruben Company
Cheri Palmer Kluba .... production coordinator
Monty Laird .... gun tricks (as Monte Laird)
Jan Lewis .... assistant to producers
Dianne Mapp-Cheek .... assistant accountant (as Dianne Lisa Cheek)
Don Newman .... production executive
Buckley Norris .... insurance provider: Albert G. Ruben Company
Victoria Plummer .... assistant: Sandy Howard
Sharron Reynolds .... script supervisor
David Simkins .... assistant to producers
Michael Thomas Slifkin .... location coordinator
Claudia Templeton .... assistant to producers
Patricia Whitcher .... assistant to producers (as Patty Whitcher)
Lillian Youngblood .... production assistant
Scott Javine .... production assistant (uncredited)
 

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Runtime:
94 min
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Color:
Color (CFI)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
Premiered at the Pacific Hollywood Theatre located at 6433 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In any distant shots where Angel is running, she is wearing thick, chunky high heels, as opposed to the stilettos she is wearing in closer, alternate shots when merely walking or standing.See more »
Quotes:
Mae:Two blind lesbians lost in a fish market. THAT is crazy. Get it?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Dear Allison... With Donna Wilkes (2013) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Something SweetSee more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Genuine movie deserves better, 30 October 2001
Author: highlites from England

What was it about this film that most critics felt the need to slam it so bad back in 1984. Being only 5 back then I don't know. Perhaps movies that make you think and understand make Americans switch off.

Yes this movie was sensationalistic and shamelessly unmerciful but I watched it right the way through and at the end wished to God I had taped it. Damn it. This was about two years ago and I am still waiting for one of the five British channels to screen it again.

The performances are raw and unhampered with. A male necrophilliac(John Diehl-Pre Miami Vice) preys on teenage 'poor little rich kid' prostitutes, in particular Angel (Donna Wilkes) who he's taken a liking to. He stalks her blue murdering most girls in sight so eventually she enlists the help of a cop (Cliff Gorman)to try and catch him.

It could have been handled a little more professionly by the director Robert Vincent O Neill (IE it may be low budget and 'independent'but never skimp on camera men, hand shots are a little shaky). But the movie uses the power of suggestion and it did genuinly creep me out. It deserves 10/10 for not succumbing to commercialism and remaining a poignant, if slightly flawed piece.



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