Spring Fever (1982 film)

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Spring Fever
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Theatrical release poster. Roger Ebert wrote that the film "does not show anybody even slightly resembling any of the three people in the ad. Nor does it have a scene in which two girls and a boy mess around at the beach."
Directed by Joseph L. Scanlan
Produced by John F. Bassett
Screenplay by Stuart Gillard
Music by Fred Mollin
Cinematography Donald Wilder
Edited by Kirk Jones
Release date
  • December 30, 1982 (1982-12-30) (Canada)
  • January 14, 1983 (1983-01-14) (United States)
Running time
95 minutes
  • United States
  • Canada
Language English

Spring Fever is a 1982 film directed by Joseph L. Scanlan, set in the world of competitive tennis.[1] It was produced by Amulet Pictures with the participation of the Canadian Film Development Corporation and Famous Players Limited.

The film follows a Las Vegas teen (Carling Bassett) as she participates in the National Junior Tennis Championship in Tampa, Florida with her showgirl mother (Susan Anton).


Stevie Castle is a Las Vegas showgirl whose teen daughter K.C. demonstrates a promising aptitude for tennis. But when K.C. enters a local tournament, she encounters hostility and snobbery from the tennis crowd due to her mother's profession.



  1. "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" (Eddie Schwartz) - Pat Benatar
  2. "The Long Arm" (Freddy Moore) - The Nu Kats
  3. "Turn Me Loose" (Paul Dean - Mike Reno) - Loverboy
  4. "Just One Chance To Be Free" (Fred Mollin) - Taffy McElroy
  5. "Do It All Night" (Paul Sabu) - Barbara Law
  6. "Easy Lover" (Fred Mollin) - Susan Anton
  7. "Shake Your Bait" (Paul Sabu - Harry Hinde) - Barbara Law



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