The danger of consulting quacks for quick cures and the importance of getting competent medical help are melodramatically underscored. Betty's daughter has been educated elsewhere and does not know about her mother's business. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Gil Stratton, Robert E. Y) Jackson, Kathy Merlock "Frankie and Annette at the Beach: The Beach Locale in American Movies and its Dominance in the 1960s." In: Beyond the stars IV / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press, c1990- (Main Stack PN1995.9. Will these cross-dressing cross-country skiers get what they want - or just discover that some like it cold? The Fastbacks, high school hotrodders, try to figure out the identiy of the a psycho who leaves a stocking wrapped around his victims' necks. One of the teenagers develops a crush on an "older woman" of 22 who is married to an army pilot who is away serving in WWII. The misadventures of four California teenagers one late summer night in 1962 become the focal point for an audience trip back to the last "innocent" years of the 50's and early 60's. Preach, a serious-minded writer and Cochise, a basketball hero headed for college, are best friends at Cooley High in Chicago. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. When newcomer and runaway Heather comes from Chicago, she meets King. But when Little J kills Tommy Ray to protect King, he is falsely accused of murder and chased by the police, with tragic consequences. Her dreams are put on hold when she becomes pregnant by her boyfriend. Wayne and Garth have their own public access TV show.
A dedicated young teacher soon loses his idealism when he has to deal with the tensions that threaten to destroy his classroom. Cast: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus, Ann Doran, Corey Allen. "Gidget Goes Hysterical." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Meanwhile Dee Dee is torn between Frankie and British recording star, the Potato Bug. "How to stuff a wild bikini: the beach movies." In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television / Jeffery P. Teased by her classmates and tormented by the school bully, Dawn develops an improbable plan to seduce the star of a high-school garage band. A haunting portrait of life in a small town hit by a tornado. 42 Issue 2, p257-272, 16p UC users only Sklar, Robert. "Nowhere" is the final chapter in Gregg Araki's "Teen Apocalypse Trilogy." It follows a day in the life of Dark (James Duval), an 18-year-old living in the psychedelic, drug-addicted, sex crazed world that is life in Los Angeles. Garfield is skilled, smart, committed: the total package as a teacher. And what he confronts in a school turned increasingly into a battlefield may be more than he can bear. A puppy-love infatuation begins as Eric realizes that if he's falling in love with a male, he must be gay. A unique thriller that blends teenage angst, cutting edge comedy, and out of this world special effects. Cast: Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella, Dominique Swain. Cast: Edward Furlong, Christina Ricci, Bess Armstrong, Mary Kay Place, Martha Plimpton, Brendan Sexton III, Mink Stole, Lili Taylor.
The story of a 1950's teenager's efforts to grow up as he confronts his ineffectual parents and copes with the anguish of being a "new boy" at school. Eric Von Zipper shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign. Several years later, survivors of the disaster live each day in a numbing atmosphere of physical and emotional destruction. "What Was the Neo-Underground and What Wasn't: A First Reconsideration of Harmony Korine." In: New punk cinema / edited by Nicholas Rombes. "The Case of Harmony Korine." In: The end of cinema as we know it : American film in the nineties / edited by Jon Lewis. Bonding together to save the world are a group of high school students who make a terrifying discovery that their teachers are aliens. A middle-aged man marries an oppressive widow in order to be near and carry on an affair with her nymphet daughter. Special features: Commentary by director Adrian Lyne, casting session with Jeremy Irons and Dominique Swain, on the set special, never-before-seen footage, cast and crew bios., theatrical trailers. A fun-loving kid from the wrong side of the tracks picks up a second-hand camera and starts snapping his way to freedom. Cast: Jason Schwartzman, Olivia Williams, Bill Murray, Brian Cox, Seymour Cassel, Mason Gamble.
When originally produced, this was a sincere exploration of the evils of marijuana. High school kids get hooked on marijuana, which leads to wild behavior, accidents and ultimately death and murder. "From Reefer Madness to Freddy's Dead: The Portrayal of Marijuana Use in Motion Pictures." In: Beyond the stars III / edited by Paul Loukides and Linda K. Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green University Popular Press (Main Stack PN1995.9. Tough street kid Tommy Mc Grath and his dim-witted pal Fats Moody, on the run after a botched robbery attempt, seek refuge in a Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. Special features: Introduction to the new edition by Walter Hill; featurettes: The beginning, Battleground, The way home, The phenomenon ; original theatrical trailer. High school student Jill Johnson is traumatized over an evening of babysitting by a caller who repeatedly asks, "Have you checked the children lately? Performers: Steve Guttenberg, Daniel Stern, Mickey Rourke, Kevin Bacon, Timothy Daly, Ellen Barkin, Paul Reiser. " featuring interviews with Hughes, Jones, Broderick (10 min.); "The world according to Ben Stein" featuring interview clips with Stein (11 min.); "Vintage Ferris Bueller" featuring interviews with Broderick, Ruck, and Jones (11 min.); "Class album" of cast stills. But the mother wants to move, so they have to act fast. Cast: Timothy Bottoms, Jeff Bridges, Ellen Burstyn, Ben Johnson, Cloris Leachman, Cybill Shepherd. Cast: Morgan Freeman, Beverly Todd, Robert Guillaume, Alan North, Lynne Tigpen. Harris, David Greenlee, Brandi Burkett, Hope Marie Carlton, Maria Claire, and Maria Ford.
DVD bonus features: Audio commentary by Mike Nelson of TV's "Mystery Science Theater 3000"; color design commentary by Legend Films; short film: "Grandpa's marijuana handbook" by Evan Keliher; Reefer Madness trailer. Contemptuous of authority and convinced his fellow corpsmen are suckers, Tommy is a major disruption until he falls for pretty Joan Martin, daughter of the local sheriff. Carrie White is a shy young girl who doesn't make friends easily. " After notifying the police, Jill is told that the calls are coming from inside the house... Set in 1959, a group of long-time buddies since high school gather in a local diner to share their escapades and make sense of their lives. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. Eventually, the mother's twin sister is brought in to aid them. Two innocent teenagers are thrown into a juvenile facility. Cast: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell, Kiefer Sutherland, Richard Dreyfuss. Cast: Andrew Mc Carthy, Jami Gertz, Robert Downey, Jr. " The charismatic teacher's emotionally charged challenge is met by his students with irrepressible enthusiasm--changing their lives forever. A bitter-sweet story of teenagers who come of age in Anarene, a fictional one-horse town in Texas. Fact-based story of high school principal Joe Clark, who armed himself with a bullhorn and a Louisville Slugger and slammed the door at Eastside High in Paterson, New Jersey to keep trouble makers out and serious strivers in. An eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane, an unattainable high school beauty and straight-A student. A teen whose parents are away decides to have a slumber party with her girlfriends. For three young men growing up in South Central Los Angeles, the "hood" is a place of drive-by shootings, unemployment, drugs and pain.
Rocky Sullivan returns to his old neighborhood to find his lawless life style idolized by the young hoodlums there. "Boys to Men: Angels with Dirty Faces (1938)." In: Catholics in the movies / edited by Colleen Mc Dannell. Special features: introduction by Garland biographer John Fricke with Ann Rutherford; "Leo is on the air" radio promo; Andy Hardy trailer gallery. Florida State University Conference on Literature and Film (14th : 1989) Tallahassee : Florida State University Press ; Gainesville, FL : Orders to University Presses of Florida, c1991. Cast: Vivian Mc Gill, Rose Tapley, Al Rigali, Mark Daniels, Linda Lee Hill. The mother hires gigolos to escort her around town and the daughter hosts drinking and stripping parties while mother is away. Cast: Betty Compson, Margaret Marquis, Bob Kellard, Wheeler Oakman, Guy Kingsford, Isabel Lamal, Arthur Houseman. She is considered a has-been by the time she turned seventeen. Lewis, James Brown, Lesley Gore, Aron Kincaid, Bobbi Shaw, Patti Chandler, Mary Hughes, Annette Funicello (uncredited). Cast: Don Sullivan, Katherine Victor, Steve Conte, J. The civic leaders are up in arms about what to do with this evil weed problem! Cast: Jayne Mansfield, Dorothy Keller In her last performance, Jayne Mansfield portrays an innocent, voluptuous teenager who becomes a deserted pregnant wife, a waitress and a demented street-walker. Cast: Shelley Winters, Christopher Jones, Diane Varsi, Hal Holbrook, Millie Perkins, Richard Pryor. Next Max gets the voting age lowered to 14 and goes on to become President. Cast: Cast: Jennifer O'Neill, Gary Grimes, Jerry Houser, Oliver Conant, Lou Frizell. As the police trace the calls, they soon discover that nothing is as it seems. Cast: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis. Then they take the National Advanced Placement Calculus exam with surprising results. Todd is a bookish freshman whose full moon transformation into a big wolf on campus brings him glory, girls and a conflict of values. A 12-year-old boy's wish comes true when he asks a mechanical carnival genie to make him 'big' only to awake the next morning and discover he is! Cast: Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry, Ricki Lake, Jerry Stiller, Ric Ocasek, Pia Zadora. A black comedy about American high school life with two of the students killing off the jocks and cheerleaders who make life miserable for all the common ordinary kids in the school and making their deaths seem like suicide. He feels trapped there, surrounded by drugs and danger, so he and his friends pull a robbery to obtain the funds to take them out of Brooklyn forever. Only the other 3 know what happened, and Bishop wants to get rid of them too. On the darkside of Tinseltown, there lives a group of runaways. They survive on the streets begging, prostituting and stealing money. Johnson, Kevin Thigpen, Ebony Jerido, Jerard Washington, Chiquita Jackson, Kisha Richardson.
Jerry Connelly, the parish priest sees his hard work turn unavailing because of Rocky's corruptive influence. The evils of loose living and "unbridled lust" in promoting syphilis are detailed in this campy, overacted story of a small-town beauty queen with hopes of making it big in the city who contracts a venereal disease. "Esper, the Renunciator: Teaching 'Bad' Movies to Good Students." In: Defining cult movies : the cultural politics of oppositional taste / edited by Mark Jancovich ... Manchester, UK ; New York : Manchester University Press : Distributed exclusively in the USA by Palgrave, 2003. Complications come up for mother and daughter when they both find themselves seeing the same man and the daughter ends up falling into a prostitution ring while trying to visit her friend. Betty Compson and Wheeler Oakman run an escort bureau. Daisy's meteoric rise to stardom and even faster fade-out is chronicled in an incisive behind-the-scene tour of vintage Hollywood. Two would-be snow studs go undercover as a couple of snow bunnies to find out what girls want from men. Cast: Diane Conti, Joey Naudic, John Batis, Linda Gale. Fabian plays an art teacher who tries to help the kids while he falls for a hot blonde teacher who we find out later is a junkie-slut and the town dope dealer! This film also includes a side plot featuring a love story between two neighbors. Max Frost, a malcontented teen and famous rock star, is so popular that he helps elect a U. His first act is to have everyone over 30 carted off to internment camps as the kids take over the country. Three teenage friends convey the hilarity of their awkward sexual quest and the genuine pain of growing up during a summer vacation on Nattucket Island in 1942. Cast: Richard Dreyfuss, Ronny Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith, Candy Clark, Mackenzie Phillips. "American graffiti: 1950's nostalgia and teenage androgyny" In: Queering teen culture : all-American boys and same-sex desire in film and television New York : Harrington Park Press, c2006. Special features: Two original scenes with a new vocal soundtrack that were recently uncovered; "The 12 days of 'Black Christmas'" documentary featuring current interviews; separate interview segments with Olivia Hussey and Margot Kidder; midnight screening Q & A session with John Saxon, Bob Clark & Carl Zittrer. Fun-loving and warm movie about high school life in the 1960's. He manages to land a job at a toy company where he experiences the complications of being an adult, but eventually he begins to long for the simple joys of childhood. Tracy Turnblad, a teenager with huge hair, a big grin, and all the right moves, becomes the queen of Baltimore's number one dance revue. DVD 1575 John Waters: This Filthy World Philosopher of filth and reigning king of bad taste, writer-director of offensive cult classic films, John Waters presents an outstanding live one-man show that celebrates his origins of trash with his signature brand of irreverent humor. Among King's best friends are Little J, who is a gay prostitute; Greg, who is drug addicted capable of stealing to buy drugs with the dealer Ted; and the paralytic Manny. A black teenage girl living in Brooklyn dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty of the inner city. Cast: Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, Tia Carrere, Rob Lowe, Brian Doyle-Murry, Lara Flynn Boyle.
She winds up an alcoholic, pregnant drug addict and is forced to get an abortion. Not to burden their parents, the two high school sophomore's decide to hop the freights and look for work. An exuberant musical celebrating the 50's era of rock 'n roll centering around the romance between a teen-age gang leader, his naive girlfriend and other "hip" seniors at Ridel High School. While meanwhile, the 4 friends try to break away from their townie, Indiana reputation while fighting with nearby college snobs. A troubled teenager, whose sole desire is to become a great drag racer, almost ruins his own dreams when he spurns his dad's racing advice. He hops in his van and drives down to check it out. Cast: Michael Beck, James Remar, Deborah Van Valkenburg, Marcelino Sanchez, David Harris, Tom Mc Kitterick, Brian Tyler. All the while, Principal Ed Rooney is determined to prove Ferris is faking his illness. Or: Why Sausage King of Chicago Doesn't Turn Up for Lunch at Chez Quis." Senses of Cinema: An Online Film Journal Devoted to the Serious and Eclectic Discussion of Cinema, vol. Cast: Hayley Mills, Tom Skerritt, Carrie Kei Heim, Bridgette Andersen.
Wherever they go, there are many other kids just like them, so Tom, Ed and now Sally stick together. But support from his girlfriend enables him to prove his abilities to the racing world, his father and himself. DVD 3142Directed by Allan Arkush (Uncredited directors, Joe Dante, Jerry Zucker). Along the way he gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers. The Warriors, a New York City street gang, are mistakenly accused of killing a big time gang leader named Cyrus. Jeanie, Ferris's agitated sister, also wants to catch Ferris in his lie. (Full text available online (UCB users only); Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. Hayley Mills plays twins again in this TV sequel to her fondly remembered 1961 film, The Parent Trap.
Their crazed lifestyle has ensnared one vulnerable girl into living a life of destructive behavior. Cast: Lona Andre, Donald Wood, Wheeler Oakman, Florence Dudley. Cast: Natalie Wood, Christopher Plummer, Robert Redford, Roddy Mc Dowall, Ruth Gordon, Katharine Bard, Betty Harford, John Hale, Harold Gould, Ottola Nesmith, Edna Holland, Peter Helm. After his mother kills his father and is taken to jail, teen-ager Billy is cared for by his aunt, leading to an incestuous affair. LA's civic leaders band together to do something about the invasion of longhairs on Hollywood's Sunset Strip. Cast: Sandy Dennis, Patrick Bedford, Eileen Heckart, Ruth White, Jean Stapleton, Sorrell Booke, Roy Poole. Set in South Dakota in 1959, this is the story of Kit and his girlfriend Holly, two people alienated from everyday life, who go on a killing spree. Cast: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, Andrea Martin, John Saxon. What she doesn't realise is that Carrie is-- gifted, and you really don't want to get her angry. He and a buddy, along with two cheerleaders, are going to make their last year memorable. Cast: John Belushi, Donald Sutherland, Tim Matheson, John Vernon, Verna Bloom, Thomas Hulce, Cesare Danova, Peter Riegert, Karen Allen, Kevin Bacon. "Teen Films: American Graffiti, Cooley High, Animal House, Diner, Fast Times at Ridgemont High." In: American films of the 70s : conflicting visions / Peter Lev. (Full text available online [UCB users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks; Moffitt PN1993.5. "Teen Films." In: The films of the seventies : a social history / by William J. She's a high school girl from the wrong side of town. When Michael visits the cavernous hangout of his cronies and unwittingly drinks from a wine bottle full of vampiric blood, he becomes an unwilling member of the bloodsucker biker gang. "Capitalism Most Triumphant: Bill & Ted's Excellent History Lesson." Pulping fictions : consuming culture across the literature/media divide / edited by Deborah Cartmell London ; Chicago : Pluto Press, 1996. P85 1996) Troyer, John; Marchiselli, Chani "Slack, Slacker, Slackest: Homosocial Bonding Practices in Contemporary Dude Cinema." In: Where the boys are : cinemas of masculinity and youth / edited by Murray Pomerance and Frances Gatew Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2005. Bonus features: Commentary by director Cameron Crowe, John Cusack, and Ione Sky ; 10 deleted scenes ; 13 extended scenes & 5 alternate scenes ; featurette ; theatric trailers & TV spots. A comic look at high school romancing and karate as the way to impress the girls. A poignant and bittersweet tale of tender sexual discovery in the rural Louisiana of the 1950s. Cast: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Michael Parker, Flea, Chiara Caselli, Udo Kier. 4 Harlem teens, Q, Bishop, Raheem and Steel, are out skipping school one day when they find out an old friend was killed in a shootout at a bar.
An undercover reporter, disguised as a soda jerk, attempts to befriend the girl and free her from the clutches of the gang. A crooked businessman and his female partner use her beauty salon as a recruitment center for girls to work as prostitutes at his roadhouse. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Fay Holden, Cecilia Parker, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, Ann Rutherford. Cast: Shirley Mills, Bob Bollinger, Warner Richmond, Diana Durrell, Dorothy Carrol, George Humphreys, Frank Martin, Rex Baxter, Don Barrett. Daisy Clover is a 15 year old Tomboy who dreams of being a Hollywood star. Includes fantastic scenes of 60s Hollywood clubs and teen scenes, with hippies, pot smoking, sugar cube LSD and terrific garage punk by the Standells, the Chocolate Watch Band, the Mugwumps and others. Sylvia Barrett is a rookie teacher with a can-do attitude at New York's inner city Calvin Coolidge High. Based loosely on the 1950's killing spree by Charles Starkweather and his girlfriend, Caril Ann Fugate. The college town of Bedford is receiving an unwelcome guest this Christmas. Special features: 45-minute "Acting Carrie" documentary; 45-minute "Visualizing Carrie" documentary; "Carrie: the musical" featurette with Betty Buckley and L. Cohen; Stephen King and the writing of Carrie; animated photo gallery; original theatrical trailer and more. The Big Game with rival Hardin High School is approaching, and a prank war is about to rev into full swing. In this spoof of 1960's college life, members of the Delta fraternity offend the straight-arrow people on campus in a comedy which irreverently mocks college traditions. He's the wealthy heart-throb who asks her to the prom. John Hughes Reinscribes Daddy's Girl in Homes and Schools." In: Sugar, spice, and everything nice : cinemas of girlhood / edited by Frances Gateward and Murray Pomerance. Shot on location in the coastal California town of Santa Cruz with a rock music soundtrack. Cast: Crystal Bernard, Patrick Lowe, Kimberly Mc Arthur, Juliette Cummins, Heidi Kozak, Joel Hoffman, and Scott Westmoreland. Cast: Edward James Olmos, Lou Diamond Phillips, Rosana De Soto, Andy Garcia. Screwball comedy about two high school students who face a difficult history exam. After handsome 17-year-old Court Foster moves back into the long vacant Foster ranch, 14-year-old Dani Trant falls in love for the first time, while her older sister Maureen discovers true love. "In this modern restructuring of the 60's road movie, River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves hustle their way through Seattle, Portland, Idaho and Rome on a quest for River's missing mother. After this, Bishop tells his friends that they have no respect, or juice.
Special DVD features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; commentary by historian John Fricke; vintage short "Hollywood daredevils"; classic cartoon "The early bird dood it"; "I got rhythm" stereo remix version; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonus: "Bronco busters" outtake. Gangs of rebellious teenagers have been using Nick Gordon's Merry-Go-Round Cafe as a staging ground for late night mischief. Cast: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville. "Mapping the beach: beach movies, exploitation film and geographies of whiteness." In: The persistence of whiteness : race and contemporary Hollywood cinema / edited by Daniel Bernardi. Instead, he impresses Birdie, a powerful gang leader who is assembling a team to compete in the neighborhood Shoot-Out contest, a high-stakes street basketball tournament for the bragging rights of the city. When the Kidabanessee Reservation in northern Ontario is shocked by a brutal murder of one of the residents, four teenagers find their friendships put to the ultimate test. Before she can enjoy a first date with her object of affection, there's an incest scene, a gang rumble of competing motorcyclists, a dream sequence and a plethora of odd twists and scenes of odder decor. vhs 957 Angela Chase is a teenage girl who struggles with the problems of growing up, high school, and family life. The story of the troubled world of gay and lesbian teenagers who hang around empty parking structures and deserted car washes and agonize about drugs, sex, dating, suicide, violence, family and gay identity. The younger son, Marcos, is a sensitive 12-year-old who is forced to confront the ineluctable facts of his life - grinding poverty, back-breaking work, racism, hopelessness. Both boys are obsessed with the babysitter, as is the father of the children. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart. It's not easy being the most popular and glamorous girl at Beverly Hills High, yet somehow 15-year-old Cher manages, even finding time for extracurricular projects like finding a love match for her debate teacher and giving a dowdy friend a fashion makeover. Cast: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Dzundza, Courtney Vance, Robin Bartlett, Bruklin Harris.