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Buster and Billie

Released 1974
Distributor Columbia Pictures

A teenaged melodrama set in a tiny Georgia town in the late forties, Daniel Petrie’s 1974 sleeper stars Jan-Michael Vincent as Buster and Pamela Sue Martin as his sometime girlfriend Margie. Joan Goodfellow plays the tragic Billie whose awful fate turns the movie, and Buster, on their heads. Making his film debut ten years before his breakout role as Freddy Kruger is Robert Englund.

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About Larry Karaszewski

Larry Karaszewski and his writing/directing/producing partner Scott Alexander are best known for writing unusual true stories.  Their current release is “Dolemite is My Name” featuring Eddie Murphy as Rudy Ray Moore. The duo previously created the hit television miniseries “The People v O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” for which they won the Golden Globe, Emmy, PGA and WGA Awards. They also won the Golden Globe and WGA Award for the film “The People vs Larry Flynt.” Other movies include the Oscar winning “Ed Wood” (WGA nomination), “Big Eyes” (Independent Spirit nomination), “Auto Focus" and “Man on the Moon.” The team has been inducted into the Final Draft Screenwriting Hall of Fame.  Larry is also a Governor for writers branch, co-chair of the International Feature Film category, and a Vice President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences.

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