A naive couple and a child arrive to the town on the way to San Antonio, Texas to buy a farm there. There is a poker game between the richest men in the region. The man cannot resist it and though he is a very bad poker player, enters the game betting all the money of his family. In the climax of the game he suffers a heart-attack. His wife then takes his place in the table. That's the only way of recovering their savings. But there is a little problem. Can anybody explain her how to play poker? Written by
Miguel A. Andrade <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Big Hand for a Little Lady and The Sting
(1973) are both movies about swindling big shot gamblers who were used to swindling unsuspecting players. These two movies are also connected by the actors who starred in them. Joanne Woodward
, who starred in 'Big Hand', was married (for 50 years) to Paul Newman
, who starred in 'The Sting'. See more
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From the Broadway musical "Fiddle-Dee-Dee" (1900)
Written by Edgar Smith
and John Stromberg
Performed by Marilyn Powell See more