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Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)

R | | Drama | 21 October 1970 (USA)
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford).




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Complete credited cast:
Seally Fauss (as Noah Beery)
'Mom' Fauss
Ray Ballard ...
The Photographer
Erin O'Reilly ...
Sylvene McFall
Ben Archibek ...
Rick Nifty (as Benjamin Archibek)


A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford). Written by Mark Roberts <doodad1@ix.netcom>

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21 October 1970 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

L'ultime randonnée  »

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The stunt double for Little Fauss in the closing road racing scenes were performed by Scottish born road racing champion Davey Scott. Much of the footage was captured during an actual national race. See more »


When they are broken down and they are chatting at the back of the pickup, they are shown in profile with Halsey in the background. Past Halsey, deeper in the background, there is a constant stream of vehicles on what is obviously a major thoroughfare. Then the camera pans to a long shot showing them sitting in the rain. This long shot also shows the surrounding countryside and they are on an isolated dirt road with no major thoroughfare around. See more »


Little Fauss: I was going faster than I ever went in my whole life, then I fell off.
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need a copy of this movie
4 June 2008 | by See all my reviews

I too was growing up in the 60's and 70's (still growing) and remember this particular movie with a certain fondness. Mainly for the motorcycles and characters portrayed in it. All of us know Little and Halsy in some form or other...I don't usually go to all the trouble of trying to dig up old stuff. Normally, you can find most of the old movies you need at any number of sources. However, this film is proving very difficult to find. Personally, I liked the movie and have been looking for a copy for years. Generally, I don't look for mind expanding symbolism or intelligence in any movie, I'm just satisfied with the entertainment factor...If anyone has a copy out there, let me know if you would like to sell it...

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