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.
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.
Bann on "The freshman"; commentary by Harold Lloyd's granddaughter Suzanne Lloyd, author Annette D'Agostino Lloyd and Richard Correll on "The kid brother"; production galleries ; Disc 2: "Scoring for comedy" featurette; production galleries ; production galleries.76 min. Cast: Clara Bow, Donald Keith, Gilbert Roland, Mary Alden, Henry B. A freshman, Hugh Carver, falls for her, though Cynthia knows her lifestyle is bad for him. Cast: Spencer Tracy, Raymond Borzage, Doris Kenyon, Tommy Conlon, Ralph Bellamy, Beryl Mercer. When he hears them arguing over him, Arthur runs away. Doray is being held up by bandits at the drugstore. Cast: Helen Foster, Neil O'Day, Glen Boles, Paul Page. Cast: Frankie Darro, Rochelle Hudson, Dorothy Coonan, Sterling Holloway, Arthur Hohl, Grant Mitchell, Claire Mc Dowell. They range from a muscle-bound idiot to pesky kids pretending to drown in order to get some mouth-to-mouth action. Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Twenty-four-year old first-time screenwriter Cameron Crowe went undercover in early 1980s as a high school student to glean an insider's perspective on the struggles of teenagers as they dealt with independence, success, sexuality, money, maturity, school, and particularly with just making it through the formative years. Like a computer-generated fairy godmother, the two use their creation to learn about the pleasures and pitfalls of adolescences. Because as soon as the kids arrive on the island, someone starts trimming the guest list ... On this special day off, Ferris invites his friend Cameron and girlfriend Sloane to join him in his day of fun.
In their senior year, Cynthia becomes more quiet and studious, and finally regains Hugh, now a football hero, who never stopped loving her. Already in trouble with the law, Arthur and his friend Nutty break into a drugstore to get medicine for Nutty's grandmother. An innocent young girl gets involved with a crowd that smokes marijuana, drinks and has sex. At the bottom of the depression, Tom's mother has been out of work for months when Ed's father loses his job. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one day, and even takes up the Italian culture, much to his friends and parents annoyance. Cast: Mark Schneider, Bob Louden, John Zenda, Crystal Ramar. Bobby, a small-town kid hears about the wild nights of cruising the boulevard in Van Nuys, California. Ferris talks Cameron into borrowing his father's precious Ferrari for the day's transportation.
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.
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.
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.