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Jim, the World's Greatest (1976)

PG | | Drama | January 1976 (USA)
Don Coscarelli has a knack for seeing the world through the eyes and heart of a young boy. He offers a Peter Pan-esque adventure to men from the boomers to present day, with each generation being introduced to a more innocent time.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gregory Harrison ... Jim Nolan
Robbie Wolcott Robbie Wolcott ... Kelly Nolan
Angus Scrimm ... Jim's Father (as Rory Guy)
Marla Pennington ... Jan
Karen McLain Karen McLain ... Lisa
David Lloyd David Lloyd ... Brian
Lawrence Gabriel Jr. Lawrence Gabriel Jr. ... Counselor (as Larry Gabriel)
Tony Lucatorto Tony Lucatorto ... Quarterback
Ralph Richmond Ralph Richmond ... Head Coach
Tim Simmons Tim Simmons ... Kid
Reggie Bannister ... O.D. Silengsly
Larry Southwick Larry Southwick ... Southwick
David Pollock David Pollock ... Young Jim
Larry Pollock Larry Pollock ... Principal
Kate Coscarelli Kate Coscarelli ... Receptionist (as Shirley Coscarelli)
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Don Coscarelli has a knack for seeing the world through the eyes and heart of a young boy. He offers a Peter Pan-esque adventure to men from the boomers to present day, with each generation being introduced to a more innocent time.

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Taglines:

The Cheerleader. The Girlfriend. The Brother. The Father. He took care of them all.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Story of a Teenager See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Thursday's Child
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2 December 2005 | by charterloungepartySee all my reviews

I was in this film along with several of my friends from an acting troupe in Long Beach, CA. We were known collectively as Denalee Productions, and Robbie Wolcott was an actor/member. We shot a scene (at a party) with me and Gregory Harrison exchanging lines, nose to nose, both of us standing at the end of a diving board, over the deep end of a pool. It later transpired that I was unable to attend the premier, and was told that my scene and dialog had been cut. I would love to see this movie- just to see how it all turned out. Much of the film was shot in and around Long Beach. It would be great to see the old gang again- our group was used as extras throughout the film. My name is Glen Banks. Thanks for the memories....


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