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Tilt(1979)

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Tilt is the story of a young girl (Tilt (Brenda Louise Davenport)), who is a pinball machine wizard. Because she does not get on with her parents, Tilt is contemplating running away from home, and skipping school one day she decides to go to Mickey's Bar. Mickey, who is Tilt's good friend, helps her set up a gambler for a pinball game. Because the gambler is unaware of Tilt's pinball wizardry, he is easily hustled out of his money. While watching the confrontation, a young man (Neil Gallagher), who is a potential country and western singer and who has tried to hustle and cheat the pinball champion (Harold "The Whale" Remmens), is impressed with Tilt's ability, congratulating her after the win. Because Neil Gallagher has to raise money to make a demo tape of his songs, he has an idea of taking Tilt with him and having her hustle would-be gamblers. Neil invites Tilt to watch him sing at a rock concert, and after seeing him sing, she believes that he can become a great singer. Henry Bertolino, Neil's manager, thinks his plan is a bad idea and they have a dispute resulting in Henry abandoning Neil. Neil Gallagher then explains his story to Tilt, telling her that they will have a contract between them, and because she was already considering leaving home, she decides to go with Neil. But Tilt is unaware that she will eventually be playing Harold "The Whale" Remmens.

Cast & Crew

Rudy Durand Director
Brooke Shields Brenda Louise Davenport--
Ken Marshall Neil Gallagher
Charles Durning Harold "The Whale" Remmens
Geoffrey Lewis Truck Driver
Gregory Walcott Mr Davenport
Lester Fletcher Blaze St John
Lorenzo Lamas Casey Silverwater
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MPAA Ratings:  PG Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1979 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Dolby Production Co:  .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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