About the film
The Phantom of the Open Hearth
Release Date: December 23, 1976
|Genres||:||Comedy, Family, Drama, TV Movie|
|Director||:||Fred Barzyk, David R. Loxton|
This comedy/drama was written by Jean Shepherd, who appears at the beginning and the end and narrates it through voiceover. It tells the story of several events as they occur through the eyes of Ralph, a high-school-aged boy. Ralph is anticipating the upcoming prom and is working up the courage to invite Daphne Bigelow, a beautiful and popular student who does not seem aware of his existence.