The Grasshopper

The Grasshopper

Director: Jerry Paris Cast: Jacqueline Bisset, Jim Brown, Joseph Cotten

DVD (Wide Screen)

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Overview

Christine (Jacqueline Bisset) is the young bank teller who is bored with her job and her husband. She leaves for Las Vegas where she scores a job as a chorus girl. The beautiful Christine does not have the talent to parlay the job into an upwardly mobile career. She marries an older man and becomes a "kept woman." Tommy Marcott (Jim Brown) is the greeter at a casino who poses for pictures with the guests and marries Christine. When Christine is invited to dinner by Roosevelt Dekker (Ramon Bieri), she is beaten up by her host. Tommy tracks down the construction magnate at a local golf course and beats him to a pulp. Danny (Corbett Monica) is the comic who gives Christine her first tour of Vegas and his bedroom. Christine hires a pilot to skywrite an obscenity that sums up her feelings about her experience. Joseph Cotten also appears in this drama of a naive young woman nearly swallowed up by the seamier side of the Las Vegas nightlife.

Product Details

Release Date: 03/23/2009
UPC: 0883316125526
Original Release: 1969
Rating: R
Source: Warner Archives
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 1:35:00
Sales rank: 23,319

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jacqueline Bisset Christine
Jim Brown Tommy Marcott
Joseph Cotten Richard Morgan
Corbett Monica Danny Raymond
Ramon Bieri Roosevelt Dekker
Christopher Stone Jay Rigney
Roger Garrett Buck
Stanley Adams Buddy Miller
Dick Richards Lou Bellman
Tim O'Kelly Eddie Molina
Stefanianna Christopherson Libby
Sandi Gaviola Kyo
Eris Sandy Vicky
Jay Laskay Manny
Therese Baldwin Gigi
Chris Wong Billy
Kathalyn Turner Ann Marie
Ed Flanders Jack Bishop
Jim Smith Larry
William H. Bassett Aaron
Marc Hannibal Marion Walters
Dave Ketchum Football Conventioner
Jessica Myerson Wedding Chapel Owner
Tom Nolan Vic
Penny Marshall Plaster Caster
John Aprea The Ice Pack

Technical Credits
Jerry Paris Director
Jerry Belson Producer,Screenwriter
John R. Carter Sound/Sound Designer
Donfeld Costumes/Costume Designer
Billy Goldenberg Score Composer
Tambi Larsen Art Director
Sam Leavitt Cinematographer
Garry Marshall Producer,Screenwriter
Gus Norin Makeup
Fred Roos Casting
O. Thol Simonson Special Effects
Aaron Stell Editor
Don Sullivan Set Decoration/Design

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