Paperback Hero (1972)

Paperback Hero
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 33mins.
Genres Drama
Keywords N/A
Status Released
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Barry Pearson Screenplay n/a 120778 4000002
Don Wilder Cinematographer cinematography 402 6000001
Les Rose Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
John F Bassett Producer n/a 3 3000002
James Margellos Producer n/a 3 3000001
Kirk Jones Editor n/a 172 7000001
Ron Collier Music n/a 120781 8000001
Marion Mills Costumes n/a 120828 13000001
Jim McCarthy Sound n/a 120816 14000001
Tom Hall Art Director art direction 183 9000001
Gordon Lightfoot Song Performer ("If You Could Read My Mind") 120788 8000003
Gordon Lightfoot Song n/a 120859 8000002
Peter Pearson Director n/a 2 2000001
Winnie Rowles Actor n/a 1 1000013
Franz Russell Actor Big Ed 1 1000005
George R Robertson Actor Burdock 1 1000006
Dayle Haddon Actor Joanna 1 1000004
John Beck Actor Pov 1 1000003
Elizabeth Ashley Actor Loretta 1 1000002
Margot Lamarre Actor n/a 1 1000007
Ted Follows Actor n/a 1 1000008
Chet Robertson Actor n/a 1 1000012
Jacquie Presly Actor n/a 1 1000011
Les Ruby Actor n/a 1 1000010
Linda Sorenson Actor n/a 1 1000009
Keir Dullea Actor Rick 1 1000001
Synopsis
Rick is a big star in his little town on the Canadian prairie, as the stand-out player on his semi-pro hockey team. Although he has a routine job in a hardware store, his hockey skills have made him a local hero who never has to pay for a thing if a fan is around. He also has his pick of women, even though he has a loyal girlfriend who holds out hope that he will settle down with her eventually. But things take a turn for Rick when he loses his job and then gets word that the team is no longer affordable to its owners. When team's final game ends in a brawl and he is rejected by the daughter of the manager, Rick makes a stand in order to prove himself.