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Cactus in the Snow (1971)

GP  -  Comedy | Drama  -  December 1971 (USA)
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In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam. He meets a friendly young woman who appears willing to help him ... See full summary »

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Harley MacIntosh
Mary Layne ...
Cissy
Lucille Benson ...
Mrs. Sawyer
Oscar Beregi Jr. ...
Mr. Albert
Jan Burrell ...
Woman Pharmacist
Ruby Dake ...
Dolores
Joe Di Reda ...
Mr. Harris (as Joseph di Reda)
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Mr. Murray
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Hugh Fischer ...
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Seymour (as Dan Halleck)
Stan Kamber ...
Cal Beamish
Maggie King ...
Rhoda
Tiger Joe Marsh ...
Cab Driver
Gregory Mead ...
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In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam. He meets a friendly young woman who appears willing to help him solve his "problem." But there's something she hasn't told him ... Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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The Girl and Boy in "Cactus in the Snow" Decide to 1. Buy Her a Nightie 2. Ride a Merry-Go-Round 3. Walk by the Sea 4. See a Movie 5. Take a Drive 6. Eat a Hamburger 7. Well, You Know - Getting to Number 7 Makes "Cactus in the Snow" Funny, Beautiful and Tender

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....you Can't Have Everything
11 May 2002 | by (clitheroe, england) – See all my reviews

Now it's a long time since I was a virgin, but those painful memories still remain.

Saw this film in the UK once only, when I was a 16-year old virgin in 1970. Knew the theme of the film - hoped it might give me some tips to lose mine....

Went with a 'worldy-wise' mate of mine.......

A painful story of adolescent youth looking for that special something....and he found it - true love.

I'd love to see it again, but not with my wife or two children present. Don't want 'em to realise what a real sentimental sod I am !

Regards to all film fans.

See it if you can !


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