Anyway, in the case of Outlaw Blues, the first dates were in the South and Southwest US, starting July 1, 1977; it opened in New York City on July 15; and in the midwest the release was July 22.
Description read, "a comedy about women's professional basketball . . . hundreds attended the debut of the $1.3 million picture which was filmed in Des Moines and Cedar Rapids."
"We chose Iowa naturally because women's basketball is very big here and the picture was set in Des Moines from its very conception," said DeGaetano (the director).
(DeGaetano) says he thinks it will be a sensation, basing his opinion on reaction to screening held recently in Los Angeles.
"All of the shooting on 'Claws' was done in Alaska. The film nows is in test runs in Montana. "The Timber Tramps" is scheduled for release in January and is due shortly for test runs in Little Rock, Ark. Both films are to be released by Arizona General, a relatively new distribution company formed three years ago. "
This issue of Box office has an ad for "Timber Tramps" on the cover, and the article confirms an association between Keen and John Wayne - they did a Vietnam
documentary together where Wayne served as a host/narrator. Did all those people want a vacation in Alaska? That's quite a cast in "The Timber Tramps."
"Just what is going on becomes confusing at times, but with tantalizing semi-nude views of Ms. Fenech and others, audiences may not pay much attention to such
It said that the initial test engagements in the US began in June 1976, and that in the spring of 77 there would be more of a release.
"In Technicolor with prints by Eastman" the review said.
Running time given was 88 minutes.
Art Direction by Alexander Golitzen and "Haworth". It can be assumed this is Ted Haworth.
Music Supervision by Joseph Gershenson; "Rhapsody for Four Girls" composed by Alex North
Assistant Director: Dick Maybery (one "r")
Credits above are from the film print itself.
Also, I have tried MANY times to get this credit added - to no avail: Jose Ferrer appears UNCREDITED as a movie director in this film.