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Can You Hear the Laughter? The Story of Freddie Prinze

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(CBS, 9/11/1979, 120 mins). The career of comedian Freddie Prinze, who committed suicide in January 1977, at 22, is the subject of this film, with two of the students on “The White Shadow,” Ira Angustain (in his one starring role to date) and Kevin Hooks (son of actor Robert Hooks) as Prinze and his best friend, Nat Blake. Based on Peter S. Greenberg’s Playboy magazine story “Good Night, Sweet Prinze.”

Production Companies Roger Gimbel Productions, EMI Television. Director Burt Brinckerhoff. Executive Producers Roger Gimbel, Tony Converse. Producer Peter S. Greenberg. Supervising Producer Terry Morse Jr. Teleplay Dalene Young. Based on an Article by Peter S. Greenberg. Photography Robert Caramico. Music Peter Matz. Editor Aaron Stell. Art Director Joseph Altadonna.

Cast Ira Angustain (Freddie Prinze), Kevin Hooks (Nat Blake), Randee Heller (Carol), Julie Carmen (Rose), Ken Sylk (David Brenner), Devon Ericson (Kathy), Stephen Elliott (Jonas), James Callahan (Producer), Michael Binder (Alan Bursky), Annette Charles (Billy), Leon Charles (Acting Coach), Melanie Chartoff (Fan), Stuart Gillard (1st lawyer), Jim Scott (Makeup man), Larry Marko (Booking agent), Heath Jobes (Publicist), Albert Able (Chaplain), Peter Aguilar (Stand-in), Marty Cohen (Lawyer), Fred Carney (Ed Brown), Shoshana Asher (Pie girl).

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