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First showing on network television for this romantic comedy starring Phoebe Cates
Robert Rusler
It's South Carolina, 1963, and Carson, a high-school graduate, is about to marry a tobacco heir. Her three girlfriends decide to take her on a "last-fling" weekend at Myrtle Beach where they can't wait to meet boys, have fun, and enter the competition for the latest dance craze - the Shag!
Director ZeldaBarron • FILMS: pages 55.64


Unknown: Phoebe Cates
Unknown: Robert Rusler
Unknown: Myrtle Beach
Carson McBride: Phoebe Cates
Buzz Ravenel: Robert Rusler
Pudge Carmichael: Anna Bethgish
Melaina Buller: Bridget Fonda
LuanneClatterbuck: Page Hannah
Chip Guillyard: Scott Coffey
Harley Ralston: Tyrone Powerjr
Jimmy Valentine: Jeff Yagher
MrsClatterbuck: Shirley Anne Field
Senator Clatterbuck: Donald Craig
Elvra: Pearl Jones

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