Brenda Starr (1976 film)
Brenda Starr is a 1976 American made-for-television adventure film based on Dale Messick's comic strip Brenda Starr, Reporter starring Jill St. John in the title role. It is directed by Mel Stuart and originally aired on ABC on May 8, 1976.
|Written by||George Kirgo|
|Directed by||Mel Stuart|
|Starring||Jill St. John|
|Music by||Lalo Schifrin|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producer(s)||Paul Mason|
|Editor(s)||James T. Heckert|
|Production company(s)||David L. Wolper Productions|
|Original release||May 8, 1976|
- Jill St. John as Brenda Starr
- Jed Allen as Roger Randall
- Sorrell Booke as A J Livwright
- Tabi Cooper as Hank O'Hare
- Victor Buono as Lance O'Toole
- Joel Fabiani as Carlos Vegas
- Barbara Luna as Luisa Santamaria
- Marcia Strassman as Kentucky Smith
- Torin Thatcher as Lassiter
- Arthur Roberts a Dax Leander
- Roy Applegate as Tommy
Jill St John told her press agent that she had a dream to play Brenda Starr. The agent optioned the rights and had a script written. The movie was shot as a pilot for a series but fell flat as a stand alone project.
- Jill's Ambition: To Be Brenda Starr Haber, Joyce. Los Angeles Times 22 Jan 1975: g7.