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Three O' Clock High Trivia

AKA: 3 O' Clock High
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Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1987 Comedy movie starring Casey Siemaszko, Richard Tyson, Jeffrey Tambor et al.
Contributed by: Mario
Yeardley Smith was also in the movie Maximum Overdrive with Emilio Estevez. She plays the newlywed.
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Casey Siemaszko, the star, had previously played a bully in "Back to the Future" (1985). Both "Back to the Future" and Three O' Clock High were executive produced by Steven Spielberg.
Contributed by: Jonathan
Steven Spielberg directed Casey Siemaszko in the pilot for his 80's anthology show "Amazing Stories" (that episode also features Kevin Costner and Kiefer Sutherland)
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Casey Siemaszko, who has the lead role in Three O'Clock High, is the brother of 80s actress, Nina Siemaszko, who played Corey Haim's older sister, Natalie Anderson in the movie "License to Drive".
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Released to theaters on October 9, 1987.
Contributed by: Patrick Peeters
Richard Tyson, who plays Buddy Revell in the film, has had a very diverse career. He went on from this movie to star in the soft adult movie "Two Moon Junction" in 1988 from Zalman King who also produced "9 1/2 Weeks". In that movie he played a rough, muscled carnival worker who seduces Sherilyn Fenn.
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Mitch Pileggi played 'Duke Herman' in the film. Mitch later went on to star in movies such as Wes Craven's "Shocker", and has a variety of movie cameos under his belt. He's better known as Assistant Director Walter Skinner from the now cancelled series The X-Files.
Contributed by: Jaysen Carrington
Yeardley Smith, who plays the cheerleader in the opening and ending scenes of Three O'Clock High is also the voice of Lisa Simpson from the Simpsons animated show.
Contributed by: Jenny
Yeardley Smith also starred in "The Legend of Billie Jean" as Putter.
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Casey Siesmaszko was Charlie the 'Pugilist' in "Young Guns".
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Barry Sonnenfeld (of Men in Black Fame) was the lighting consultant on the movie.
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When Jerry asks Miss Farmer what her favorite book is, she replies "Turn of the Screw" and is then kissed by Jerry. "Turn of the Screw" contains a passage where a governess tutoring at a mansion is kissed by one of her students.
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Richard Tyson later co-starred in "Kindergarten Cop" with Arnold Schwarzenegger and can be seen in more than one movie by the Farelly Brothers, including the bartender at the strip club where Ishmal dances in the movie "Kingpin" and an interrogating detective in "There's Something about Mary".
Contributed by: April Amos
Casey Siemaszko also played in "Biloxi Blues" with Matthew Brodrick.
Contributed by: Bbaby
Casey Siemaszko was also cast (alongside John Malkovich and Gary Sinise) as the ranch owner's mean and bossy son in the remake of "Of Mice And Men", a short story by the famed novelist John Steinbeck. The cheerleader in the movie that kept being showcased also co-starred in Stephen King's "Maximum Overdrive".
Contributed by: John Sullivan
If you watch closely at the end of Three O' Clock High when the kids are buying the loose-leaf notebook paper to save Jerry, one of the first kids that comes up to the counter is a teenage (and long-haired) Brian Andrews (credited as 'Nerdy Kid') who played Tommy Doyle in John Carpenter's original 1978 movie Halloween.
Voytek Dolinski was not a made up character name. He was a drama teacher and later the actual Dean of Discipline at Phil Joanou's high school alma mater, La Canada High School.
Contributed by: nikki60901
Casey Siemasko also played in "Secret Admirer" as Roger -- who had the van.
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Anne Ryan, who played Fran, can also be seen for about 5 seconds in the halls of Shermer High in "Ferris Buellers Day Off"
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Did you know that Buddy Revell has his own myspace page? He has many "interesting" friends as well...
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Casey Siemaszko also played Ace's friend Billy Tessio in "Stand by me".
Contributed by: Bryan Woolley
Casey Siemaszko also played in the 1989 movie "Breaking In" with Burt Reynolds, when they both played burglars.
Incorrect Trivia
What follows are trivia items we now believe are bogus. Some of them will have explanations, some will not. We just leave 'em in for interest, really.
Most of the exterior shots in this movie were located in Salt Lake City Utah. East High, Same as High School Musical.

Actually, Three O'Clock High was filmed at Ogden High in Ogden, UT, not Salt Lake City's East High.
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