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Superchick (1973)

Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with ... See full summary »

Director:

Ed Forsyth

Writers:

Gary Crutcher (screenplay), John H. Burrows (original story) (as John Burrows)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joyce Jillson ... Superchick
Louis Quinn ... Garrick (as Louie Quinn)
Thomas Reardon Thomas Reardon ... Ernest
Tony Young ... Johnny
Timothy Wayne Brown Timothy Wayne Brown ... Davy (as Timothy Wayne-Brown)
John Carradine ... Igor Smith
Junero Jennings Junero Jennings ... Sims
Steve Drexel Steve Drexel ... Pete
James Carroll Jordan ... Marine
Jack Wells Jack Wells ... Announcer
Gus Peters ... Flasher
Norman Bartold ... Old Policeman
Phil Hoover Phil Hoover ... Tommy Hooks
Fuji Fuji ... Aki
Dale Ishimoto Dale Ishimoto ... Karate Instructor
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Storyline

Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with gambling debts; and, Davey, a rock musician on the cusp of success. Tara is a free spirit, faithful to each man in her own way, and so stunning that she dresses in a wig and ill-fitting uniform while she's working so men won't harass her constantly. The low-life whom Johnny is in debt to figures out a way to use Tara to help him execute a daring in-flight robbery. But will Tara stand by helplessly, or is superchick ready for action? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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A Supercharged Girl! Always Ready For Action... Of Any Kind!! See more »

Genres:

Action | Comedy

Certificate:

R

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Super Chick See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Marimark Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Joyce Jillson is listed in the closing credits as Superchick and Myron Griffin is listed as Nudie Producer. More specifically, Joyce Jillson plays Tara B. True and Myron Griffin plays Tom Slauson. See more »

Goofs

Tara's hairstyle changes back and forth during the karate class, due to the use of a stunt double. See more »

Quotes

Tara B. True: I never was a superpatriot, but there comes a time when you have to lie down and be counted.
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Crazy Credits

Actress Lilyan McBride's name is spelled "Lilyan Mac Bride" in the opening credits and as "Lilyan MacBride" in the closing credits. See more »

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Featured in Grindhouse Universe (2008) See more »

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The original promo says...
25 October 2001 | by ya0018See all my reviews

She's all woman - all every woman wants to be. Forceful, feminine, free. Superbrain, superbody, supercharged - Superchick. A swinging motion picture experience about a super kind of woman. In public she's a mild mannered stewardess. In private she's... Something else! Superchick - she's more than just one woman and too much for just one man! In New York she has Brian. In Los Angeles it's Dave, and in Miami there's Johnny. Superchick - the super kind of woman - always in the middle of where the action is - always ready for a new adventure. You can't afford to miss - Superchick - she's much more than you ever had before.

--from a promo for the 1973 movie SUPERCHICK, starring Joyce Jillson


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