Don Schain (Donald R. Schain)
Writer/director/producer Don Schain made his feature debut with the softcore outing The Love Object (1970). A former Manhattan movie theater manager, Schain and his partner Ralph T. Desiderio conceived the idea for the notoriously trashy "Ginger" exploitation picture trilogy in 1970. Schain wrote and directed all three of these immensely popular cult films: Ginger (1971), The Abductors (1972) and Girls Are for Loving (1973). The "Ginger" flicks starred brassy blonde Cheri Caffaro as a sexy yet tough female James Bond-style crimefighter who used harsh and aggressive methods to nail the villains. Read more... Place Called Today (1972) and Too Hot to Handle (1977). Schain and Caffaro were married for a while, but eventually divorced. Don has since remarried. Schain has produced a large volume of successful made-for-TV films; he's done most of said television movies for the Disney Channel. Don frequently collaborates with director Blair Treu. He's the president of the Motion Picture Association of Utah and lives in Salt Lake City, Utah.