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The Big Bounce
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Elmore Leonard (novel)
Robert Dozier (screenplay)
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Release Date:
July 1969 (Austria) See more »
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Plot:
A Vietnam veteran and ex-con is persuaded by a shady woman to rob a $50,000 payroll account on a California produce farm. But who is playing who? Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Ryan O'Neal ... Jack Ryan

Leigh Taylor-Young ... Nancy Barker

Van Heflin ... Sam Mirakian

Lee Grant ... Joanne

James Daly ... Ray Ritchie

Robert Webber ... Bob Rodgers
Cindy Eilbacher ... Cheryl
Noam Pitlik ... Sam Turner
Victor Paul ... Comacho
Kevin O'Neal ... Boy in dune buggy
Charles Cooper ... Senator
Paul Sorensen ... Senator's associate

Phyllis Davis ... Girl in bikini
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Directed by
Alex March 
 
Writing credits
Elmore Leonard (novel)

Robert Dozier (screenplay)

Produced by
William Dozier .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mike Curb 
 
Cinematography by
Howard Schwartz 
 
Film Editing by
William H. Ziegler  (as William Ziegler)
 
Production Design by
Serge Krizman 
 
Set Decoration by
Audrey A. Blasdel  (as Audrey Blasdel)
 
Makeup Department
Gordon Bau .... makeup supervisor
Jean Burt Reilly .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Sam Strangis .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Steven Bernhardt .... assistant director
Robert Birnbaum .... assistant director (as Bob Birnbaum)
Alan Rudolph .... assistant director
 
Stunts
Hubie Kerns Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Hubie Kerns .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jerry Styner .... orchestrator
Dan Wallin .... score mixer
 
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Charles B. Fitzsimons .... assistant to executive producer
 

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102 min
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Color (Technicolor)
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Actors Ryan O'Neal and Leigh Taylor-Young were a married couple at the time of filming.See more »
Quotes:
Nancy Barker:What if I don't play?
Ray Ritchie:You know Nancy, if I had to replace you, it might take me almost a week.
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The Big Bounce Of Ryan O'Neal's Big Bum, 22 June 2013
Author: Dalbert Pringle from New Zealand

Yep. "The Big Bounce" was a big-Big-BIG bore.

Just a cheap, grubby, little Soap Opera at heart, this easily forgettable film from 1968 stars the 28 year-old heart-throb, Ryan O'Neal.

O'Neal plays the belligerent, smart-ass bad-boy, Jack Ryan, who gets sexually involved with his ex-boss's mistress, the despicable, calculating bitch named Nancy, who, using her womanly wiles, tries to trick him into being her stooge and partner in crime.

Ryan O'Neal and his co-star Leigh Taylor-Young made for a repulsively dreary pair of on-screen lovers who seemed to be doing a whole lot more bickering than they were actually doing any of the "you-know-what" stuff. (Ho-Hum!)

This film contains both male and female nudity. (Yep. That's right. Even Ryan O'Neal gives us a gander at his beefy butt-cheeks)

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