Gus Trikonis kicked-off his career as a dancer and an actor. He hogged the limelight in 1961, for his role in ‘West Side Story.’ He also garnered praise for his dancing in American musical ‘The Unsinkable Molly Brown’ in 1964. Through the late 1960s and the early 1980s, he handled various projects as a director and made mostly ‘exploitation films,’ low in budget. He also directed episodes of television series, including ‘Quantum Leap,’ ‘Wiseguy,’ ‘Baywatch,’ and ‘Hunter.’ Some of his popular films as an actor and as a director are ‘The Sidehackers,’ ‘The Evil,’ ‘Take This Job and Shove It,’ ‘Moonshine Country Expense,’ ‘Touched By Love,’ ‘The Swinging Barmaids,’ ‘Nashville Girl,’ ‘Supercock,’ ‘The Hellcats,’ ‘Dance of the Dwarfs,’ and more.
In the summer of 1957, two rival Manhattan gangs, Jets led by Riff and the other, Sharks led by Bernardo fight for control over West Side's Lincoln Square neighborhood. They decide to have a rumble at an upcoming dance to determine who gets control but Riff’s brother, Tony, falls in love with Bernardo’s sister Maria.
Touched by Love is a drama film, which revolves around a young trainee nurse who attempts to help an unresponsive teenager suffering from cerebral palsy. She also encourages the latter to write to her favorite rock singer, Elvis Presley.
A conglomerate sends in young manager, Frank Macklin, to revitalize a brewery in his hometown. Initially, he meets with opposition from his old friends, who all work at the brewery. But he convinces them to ramp up the sales to save their jobs. They are successful but the conglomerate decides to sell the brewery.
Go-Go is an intelligence officer and Martian scout sent to Earth to pave the way for a full-fledged invasion. But when his power pack malfunctions he is rescued by Earthling and kindly widow, Aunt Wendy. On Earth, Go-Go falls in love with Connie and ultimately saves Earth from his fellow Martians.