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Harrad Summer (1974)

R | | Drama | August 1974 (USA)
Stanley, Harry, Sheila and Beth, four students from the 'free sex' Harrad College, spend the summer together to meet their families.

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Robert H. Rimmer (characters from novel), Mort Thaw (adaptation) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert Reiser Robert Reiser ... Stanley Kolasukas
Laurie Walters ... Sheila Grove
Richard Doran Richard Doran ... Harry Schacht
Victoria Thompson Victoria Thompson ... Beth Hillyer
Emmaline Henry ... Margaret Tonhausen
Bill Dana ... Jack Schacht
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marty Allen ... Bert Franklin
James Beach James Beach ... Brad
Marjorie Bennett
Chuckie Bradley Chuckie Bradley ... Groupie
Walter Brooke ... Sam Grove
Angela Clarke ... Mrs. Kolasukas
Sherry E. DeBoer ... Dee (as Sherry Miles)
Jane Lambert Jane Lambert ... Florence
Jodean Lawrence Jodean Lawrence ... Paula Schacht (as Jodean Russo)
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Stanley, Harry, Sheila and Beth have just finished their first year at Harrad College and have a special bond together. Harrad College isn't an ordinary school. The school conducts an experiment where students from different sex are put together in one room. Sexual freedom is encouraged. Now the summer break has arrived, the four have decided to spend the holidays together. They will visit an old friend of Beth and after that spend two weeks at the families of Stanley, Harry and Sheila. They have to fight against bias however. Not everyone is fond of Harrad College and some see it as only an easy way for the students to fulfill their feelings of lust. Will the relationships and beliefs of the four students hold up under the constant pressure? Written by Arnoud Tiele (imdb@tiele.nl)

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First The Harrad Experiment* and then they were ready for a... Harrad Summer ...are you? See more »

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Drama

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R | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love All Summer See more »

Filming Locations:

Glendale, California, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Tippi Hedren was unavailable to reprise her The Harrad Experiment (1973) role as Margaret Tenhausen. See more »

Connections

Follows The Harrad Experiment (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Let The Love Begin
Words by Kelly Gordon
Music by Patrick Williams (as Pat Williams)
Performed by Gene Redding
courtesy of Haven Records
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Summer break from Harrad College
12 October 2015 | by bkoganbingSee all my reviews

After getting used to the unique institution that is Harrad College in The Harrad Experiment and establishing their relation dynamics, the four protagonist kids from Harrad are now on summer vacation and go back to their homes and hearth. We see the different backgrounds they come from and why they are the way they are.

Only the women Laurie Walters and Victoria Thompson are retained for the sequel. Sad to say that Don Johnson and Bruce Kirby give way to Robert Reiser and Richard Doran respectively. To say they lack the charisma and talent of the other two is putting it mildly. It weighs the whole film down. They all do look good in those 70s fashions however.

The previous film was based on a novel written in the early 60s but transformed to the early 70s and that was what made it a flawed product. That flaw continues here, but with lesser performers.


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