Paperback Hero 1973

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Paperback Hero ★★ 1973

A hotshot hockey player turns to crime when his team loses its financial backing. Choopy storyline could use a Zamboni, while Dullea should be penalized for occasionally losing his rustic accent. Still the supporting actors skate through their roles and, for periods, it works. A slapshot that ultimately clangs off the goal post. 94m/C VHS . CA Keir Dullea, Elizabeth Ashley, John Beck, Dayle Haddon; D: Peter Pearson.