It is Richards' contention that he can create a singing star exclusively through exposure on disc-spinning radio programs, without resorting to that upstart medium called television. When not engaged in marijuana make-out parties, these joypopping Jezebels commit robberies to feed their heroin habit, until a botched holdup leaves rich kid Wanda with a slug in her side. Two New York homosexual high school classmates fight against an attempted coup by Christian fundamentalists at the same time they are falling in love. A supernatural horror story filled with special effects, about a group of unpopular high-school girls who dabble in witchcraft. Tells the story of 16-year-old Japanese American Irene Kawai, whose rebellion explodes in the wake of the death of her younger sister. Cast: Jamaul Roots, Geoffrey Garcy, Sedley Bloomfield, Derrick Robberts, Quentin Crisp, Annie Golden.Along the way, Mike falls in love with Vickie, though she has eyes only for her manager Johnny. Special features: Theatrical trailers ; "The terrible truth" (10 min., 1951) Synopsis: Communicates the message that marijuana usage ultimately results in heroin addiction. DVD 9379; also DVD X971 Directed by Richard Brooks. Once unleashed, the power becomes too much for them to handle, leading to a battle for control between Sarah, the new girl in the group, and power-crazed Nancy. Cast: Connie Nelson, Dee Hennigan, Gary Carter, Lisa Peterson, Esteban Powell, Joe Nemmers. Cast: Larry Fishburne, Giancarlo Esposito, Tisha Campbell, Kyme, Joe Seneca, Art Evans, Ellen Holly, Ossie Davis. After a clash with her mother, Irene flees her home and meets up with the ghost of her sister who leads her to the desert where she makes some important discoveries about her family's past in the internment camps during World War II. A drama about an unlikely friendship between two black youths in New York City, one rich and one poor, and the barriers of race and class that threaten to drive them apart. Cast: Chris Stafford, Tina Holmes, Andersen Gabrych, Stephanie Mc Vay and Lea De Laria.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.
Beset by guilt, she slips farther down into the pit of marijuana addiction and despair. Songstress Ginny Simms stars as Vickie Peters, an unknown selected for stardom by radio deejay Mike Richards. Cast: Joanne Arnold, Timothy Farrell, Harry Keaton, Lou Monson, Mary Lou O'Connor, Mildred Kalke, Norman Stanley, Thelma Montgomery, Bernard Carroll. "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. At first she hates it, but when challenged decides to master the Dewey Decimal System and become a great library clerk, while romancing a Lebanese falafel vendor and helping her roommate in his goal to become a professional DJ. Port Chester University (aka Politically Correct U) -- where the politically correct go head-to-head with the Party Animals, resulting in the rowdiest college comedy since "Animal House." 80 min. Cast: Al Giordano, Jeff Constan, Desi del Valle, John Connally, Eddie Daniels, Wendee Curtis, Shelly Volk and Helen Palladino. Cast: Fairuza Balk, Robin Tunney, Neve Campbell, Rachel True.
Cast: Glenn Ford, Anne Francis, Louis Calhern, Margaret Hayes, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow. Cast: Sandra Dee, Peter Fonda, Mac Donald Carey, Margaret Lindsay, Beulah Bondi, Reginald Owen, Alice Pearce, Adam West. Cast: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Martha Hyer, Harvey Lembeck, Don Rickles, John Ashley, Jody Mc Crea, Candy Johnson, Little Stevie Wonder, The Pyramids, The Exciters Band, Keenan Wynn. 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. Special features: Director's commentary ; 3 deleted scenes ; making-of featurette: "Conjuring The Craft" ; talent files ; theatrical trailers. A romantic comedy in which high school basketball coach Dinah Groshardt falls for school secretary Carly Lumpkin, creating uproar from classroom to locker room and from the principal's office to the PTA. This music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy takes an unforgettable look at black college life. Cast: Heather Matarazzo, Brendan Sexton, Jr., Matthew Faber, Eric Mabius, Daria Kalinina, Angela Pietropinto. Jackson, John Heard, Kelly Rowan, Clifton Gonzalez Gonzalez. Tori, a lonely affluent teen befriends a streetwise, tough named Snake from Harlem, but when Tori's father's credit card turns up missing, Snake is blamed. Cast: Jade Herrera, Roxanne Coyne, Asanio Lara, Greer Bohanon, Magda Rivera, Tim Russ. foster care system where everything that possibly could go wrong, does. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. A gay teen finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this tale set in middle America in the summer of 1984.
Film about life in an inner city high school in the 50's that was the first to utilize a rock 'n' roll soundtrack. Tammy travels to Los Angeles to become a nurse and turns the handsome young intern inside out with her unique bedside manner. Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than the average American teenager. Dap and Big Brother Almighty conflict over the Greek frat system while the Wanna-be's and Jigaboo's conflict over self-identity and self-esteem. Eleven-year-old Dawn "Wienerdog" Wiener is a junior high geek who just wants to be popular. Cast: Linda Manz, Max Perlich, Jacob Reynolds, Chle Sevigny, Jacob Sewell, Nick Sutton. "'I Panic the World': Benevolent Exploitation in Tod Browning's Freaks and Harmony Korine's Gummo." Journal of Popular Culture, Apr2009, Vol. Cast: James Duval, Rachel True, Nathan Bexton, Chiara Mastroianni, Debi Mazar. Dedicated high school science instructor Trevor Garfield is a man with a passion for learning. Upset, Tori's pursuit of Snake leads the pair into a deadly showdown that not only tests the limits of their friendship, but forces those around them to reevaluate their own notions of race, class and loyalty. 15 year old Alicia Montalvo (Herrera) escapes the civil violence in her native El Salvador to live in Los Angeles with her younger brother and crack addicted aunt. Eric gets a summer job at an amusement park where he meets Rod. Cast: Jordana Brewster, Clea Du Vall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Famke Janssen, Elijah Wood, Jon Stewart.
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.
Special features: Disc 1: Commentary by Leonard Maltin, director Richard Correll and film historian Richard W. Clara Bow plays Cynthia Day, a tough girl at Prescott College who runs with a fast crowd. DVD X715 Directors, Dorothy Davenport and Melville Shyer. Various beach goers have their eyes on the hot new lifeguard Dina. Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie, Paul Dooley, Robyn Douglass. Cast: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Phoebe Cates, Brian Backer, Robert Romanus, Ray Walston, Nicolas Cage, Forest Whitaker. "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 an average teen who endures creepy freshmen, spoiled siblings, confused parents and the beautiful blonde who stands between her and the boy of her dreams. Based on: Where are you going, where have you been / by Joyce Carol Oates. But will his notoriety cost him his friends and can he find true love? Two nerdy best friends have the power to create the "perfect woman". Cast: Deborah Foreman, Griffin O'Neal, Clayton Rohner. John invited her college friends up to her parents' secluded island home for the time of their lives, she forgot to tell them it just might be the last time of their lives. Fifteen-year-old Eugene Jerome is trying to uncover life's mysteries in this adaptation of a Broadway hit about growing up in Brooklyn during the late 1930's. A high school student is determined to get a day off with his friends by outwitting his principal. But this time he has the entire school and more believing he is on the verge of death.