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.
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.
On top of that, his gambling addiction has caused him to take out loans from Albanian Gangsters and The Mafiya, placing him in nigh-inescapable debt.
Determined to help out his cousin, and hoping to investigate a lead regarding the traitor, Niko is forced to delve back into his past life of violence to survive.
Bim seems to be his town's biggest loser, but when he takes a needy 13-year-old boy named Bill under his wing, it seems there may be some hope for Bim. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston, Brooks Benedict, James Anderson, Hazel Keener. From the time they meet until the tale's tender conclusion, it's war on the "cliques" with Julie's proper Valley friends trying to reunite her with her old flame and Randy and his pal crashing the Valley parties. Coming of age movie set in Tulsa Oklahoma in the mid sixties. So when a group of socially-challenged misfits try to go Greek, they are immediately rejected by every house on campus. Cast: Nick Nolte, Jobeth Williams, Judd Hirsch, Ralph Macchio, Allen Garfield, Lee Grant, Richard Mulligan. A talented group of street-savvy urban kids hook up with Krush Groove, a hot new rocord label.
After learning about Bill, a young teacher, Mary, whom Bim secretly adores, helps get the young boy into school. Harold Lamb is so excited about going to college that he has been working to earn spending money, practicing college yells, and learning a special way of introducing himself that he saw in a movie. To add to the irony, Julie's free-spirited Sixties parents are terribly confused about the ultra-conservative daughter they've raised. When two poor greasers, Johnny, and Ponyboy are assaulted by a vicious gang, the socs, and Johnny kills one of the attackers, tension begins to mount between the two rival gangs, setting off a turbulent chain of events. Deciding to start their own fraternity, the nerds soon find themselves in a battle royale as the Alpha Betas try to crush their new rivals. Cast: Christine Lahti, Judd Hirsch, Martha Plimpton, River Phoenix. Comedy mixes with biting social commentary in this look into a high school where the teachers are as misfit as the rough bunch of students they are supposed to teach. 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. But with their success come the ego trips and greed that threaten to destroy everything they've worked for. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Rob Lowe, Andrew Mc Carthy, Demi Moore, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, Mare Winningham, Martin Balsam, Andie Mac Dowell. Cast: Treat Williams, Laura Dern, Mary Kay Place, Elizabeth Berridge, Levon Helm.
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.
They camp in places like 'Sewer City' as long as they can until the local authorities run them off. Cast: Mary Carlisle, Sterling Holloway, Lon Chaney, Jr., Tom Dugan, Gi-gi Parrish, Jeanie Roberts. B49 1990) Pahl, Jon "Sacrificing Youth: From Reefer Madness to Hostel." In: Empire of sacrifice : the religious origins of American violence / New York : New York University Press, c2010. Comedy set in a high school where the students have the lowest academic average in Southern California, the athletes haven't won a game in years, and three principals have gone insane. Soon they have every gang in the city out to get revenge. Ferris enjoys his day with his friends, until they notice that the mileage of the Ferrari reads too many miles, sending Cameron to suffer his own blow out. Here, one of the twins is a divorced mother whose 11-year-old daughter, Nicki, befriends another girl, Mary, in summer school.Lots of events happen to them including a rape by a train brakeman (pre-code stuff.) They travel all over the Midwest and when they finally reach New York they've become hardened and weary, and are no longer kids. A conceited college track star, used to being "big man on campus", gets a jolt when he loses an election to see who is the most popular man in the school. DVD X5534 Cast: Dorothy Short, Kenneth Craig, Lillian Miles, Dave O'Brien, Thelma White, Carleton Young, Warren Mc Collum, Pat Royale, Josef Forte. (Full-text available online [UC Berkeley users only]; Print: Main (Gardner) Stacks BR517 . Cast: Frank Coghlan, Jr., Edward Arnold Jr., Florine Mc Kinney, Milburn Stone, Irene Franklin. The Warriors must make their way from one end of New York to their turf on the other side of the city. Cast: Charles Durning, Carole Kane, Colleen Dewhurst, Tony Beckley, Rachel Roberts, Ron O'Neal. Special features: "Getting the class together: the cast of Ferris Bueller's day off" documentary on the casting of the production, featuring cast and crew interviews (28 min.); "The making of Ferris Bueller's day off" featuring cast and crew interviews (16 min.) "Who is Ferris Bueller? "Laughter and Anxiety: Hannah and Her Sisters and Ferris Bueller's Day Off." In: American cinema of the 1980s : themes and variations / edited by Stephen Prince. Mary has a widowed father, so naturally the two girls try to get them together.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.And when Bim then helps Mary repay a loan, defaulted on by a shifty boyfriend, it becomes evident that Bim can reform. When he arrives at Tate University, he soon becomes the target of practical jokes and ridicule. Special features: Audio commentary by director Jeff Kanew and actors Robert Carradine, Timothy Busfield and Curtis Armstrong; "I'm a nerd, and I'm pretty proud of it" featurette; 'Revenge of the nerds' television plot; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer. When antiwar activists Arthur and Annie Pope blew up a napalm lab in 1971, they accidentally blinded a janitor working late. Cast: Molly Ringwald, Paul Dooley, Carlin Glynn, Justin Henry, Michael Schoeffling, Haviland Morris, Gedde Watanabe, Blanche Baker, Anthony Michael Hall. 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. The school is being sued by an ex-student who was graduated without learning to read or write.98 min. Cast: Emilio Estevez, Paul Gleason, Anthony Michael Hall, John Kapelos, Judd Nelson, Molly Ringwald, Ally Sheedy. A fresh, 23-title soundtrack vibrantly pushes the rap-to-riches story along. Seven friends, recent college graduates, search for a place in the real world and face the issues of career and commitment. Elmo's, their local hang-out, they save, betray and love each one another as only the closest of friends can. Connie is a 15-year-od girl with two things on her mind, boys and how she looks. Fox, James Hampton, Scott Paulin, Susan Ursitti, Jerry Levine, Jay Tarses Teen discovers that puberty for him means he turns into a werewolf.With the help of his one real friend Peggy, he resolves to make every possible effort to become popular. Since then, the Popes and their children have stayed together by staying a step ahead of the law, running from state to state, job to job, assumed identity to assumed identity. He's ready to stop running from a past he had nothing to do with, ready to start making his own future. It's Sam's sweet sixteen birthday and no one in her family remembers the important occasion. Five teenage students with nothing in common, spend a Saturday detention together in their high school library. they had nothing to say, but by p.m., they had bared their souls to each other and become friends. But when she flirts with an older, handsome and predatory stranger, she isn't prepared for the frightening and traumatic consequences. One of the beneficial side effects is that it also turns him into a top-notch basketball player. Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Kelly Le Brock, Ilan Mitchell-Smith, Bill Paxton, Suzanne Snyder, Judie Aronson, Robert Downey (Jr.), Robert Rusler. Cast: Blythe Danner, Bob Dishy, Judith Ivey, Jonathan Silverman, Brian Drillinger, Stacy Glick, Lisa Waltz. Cast: Matthew Broderick, Alan Ruck, Mia Sara, Jeffrey Jones, Jennifer Grey, Charlie Sheen, Ben Stein.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.