Slaughter High

Visible crew/equipment: When Skip has just finished snorting cocaine and is talking to Stella, the boom microphone is visible on the top left of the screen.

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Continuity mistake: In the introductory scene, when Carol tells Marty she is wet all over, we see that Marty is wearing black underwear. In the very next shot the underwear has mysteriously disappeared.

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Audio problem: Although the protagonists are all American, the actors are all English. This is why several characters mysteriously switch accents part of the way through the film - Marty speaks with a solid English accent after his first few lines.

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Trivia: The lead actor, Simon Scuddamore, committed suicide a few weeks after finishing filming.

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Trivia: The school scenes of the film were indeed filmed in a real school, not a movie set - they were filmed at St Marylebone Grammar School for boys in London. However, the shots of the school from the outside are actually shots of Holloway Sanatorium, near Virginia Water.

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Trivia: As the directors wanted a well-known actor to play the one adult character (the coach), they initially approached Peter Lawford for the role, but were not able to get him as he wanted $35,000 and a free shopping trip in Harrods, when the most the directors were willing to offer him was $25,000. In the end, one director (Dick Randall) got his friend Marc Smith to play the part for a mere $750.

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Question: The bullies think there is a real high school reunion going on. Yet having sat outside the boarded up and abandoned school for 3 hours, they do not seem in the least surprised and begin to doubt a reunion is taking place. They are not suspicious even when they have to break a window to get in to the school.Surely they would be suspicious by then and not go in?

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Answer: Some people are not the brightest button in the box. If wanting something enough they will overlook the obvious.

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