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Goldengirl (1979)

A neo-Nazi doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised, and conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.

Director:

Joseph Sargent

Writers:

John Kohn, Peter Lovesey (novel)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Susan Anton ... Goldine Serafin
James Coburn ... Jack Dryden
Curd Jürgens ... Dr. Serafin
Leslie Caron ... Dr. Sammy Lee
Robert Culp ... Steve Esselton
James A. Watson Jr. ... Winters
Harry Guardino ... Valenti
Ward Costello Ward Costello ... Cobb
Michael Lerner ... Sternberg
John Newcombe John Newcombe ... Armitage
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Andrea Brown Andrea Brown ... Teammate
Nicolas Coster ... US Olympic Team Doctor
Julianna Fjeld Julianna Fjeld ... Ingrid (as Julianna Field)
Mischa Hausserman Mischa Hausserman ... Pilot
Phillip Mote Phillip Mote ... Loud fan
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Storyline

A neo-Nazi doctor tries to make a superwoman of his daughter who has been specially fed, exercised, and conditioned since she was a child to run in the Olympics.

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She was programmed to accomplish the impossible. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Sci-Fi | Sport

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Golden Girl See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$1,247,376, 31 December 1979
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Production Co:

Backstage Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Al Oerter, one of the few athletes to win four consecutive gold medals in an individual Olympic event (discus, 1956, 1960, 1964, 1968), loaned the producers his 1968 gold medal for use in the filming. It was "ruined" Oerter said later in an interview. See more »

Alternate Versions

Originally planned as a pilot for a TV mini-series and broadcast at 117 minutes; the version released theatrically runs 104 minutes. See more »

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Featured in The Making of 'Golden Girl' (1979) See more »

Soundtracks

Slow Down I'll Find You
Sung by Susan Anton
Lyrics by Carol Connors and Bill Conti
Music by Bill Conti
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Susan Anton - Sweet blonde angel
5 November 1998 | by LarkCGNSee all my reviews

Goldengirl may not be one of the films of the sport film genre, but it has a great female star - Susan Anton, one of my most beloved actresses and singers. She not only acts in this movie, she also sings (and surprisingly perfect!) - "Slow down I´ll find you" is the title song. I think it´s a brilliant showcase for Susan, especially if you want to see her statuesque body. Sadly this movie wasn´t that great success and although her career was promising, Susan never became a big screen star or even a Superstar at singing. But well she had a Country and Pop Hit with "Killin´time"(1979) , a duet with Fred Knoblock. And many have seen her on "Baywatch". So watch out for her in "Goldengirl" - she´s really sweet!


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