|Directed by||Ron Satlof|
|Music by||Stu Phillips|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Executive producers|| Douglas S. Cramer |
Dave Love (associate producer)
Elaine Rich (associate producer)
E. Duke Vincent (supervising producer)
|Production locations||Kailua, O'ahu|
|Cinematography||Robert L. Morrison|
|Running time||96 minutes|
|Production company||Aaron Spelling Productions|
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