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Little Fauss and Big Halsy -- A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Micheal J.Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford).


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Release Date:
21 October 1970 (USA) See more »
He's mean, rotten, thieving, a womanizer. You're going to love Big Halsy. See more »
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Faus (Micheal J.Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford) See more » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination See more »
Hutton Bares All for US Mag
 (From WENN. 1 November 2005)

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Surrealist grab-bag...engineered to be offbeat See more (15 total) »


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Robert Redford ... Halsy Knox

Michael J. Pollard ... Little Fauss

Lauren Hutton ... Rita Nebraska

Noah Beery Jr. ... Seally Fauss (as Noah Beery)
Lucille Benson ... 'Mom' Fauss
Ray Ballard ... The Photographer
Linda Gaye Scott ... Moneth
Erin O'Reilly ... Sylvene McFall
Ben Archibek ... Rick Nifty (as Benjamin Archibek)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sharmagne Leland-St. John ... Marcy (uncredited)

Erick Vinther ... Motorcycle rider #1 (uncredited)
Beverly Yissar ... Short Spectator (uncredited)

Directed by
Sidney J. Furie 
Writing credits
Charles Eastman (written by)

Produced by
Brad Dexter .... executive producer
Gray Frederickson .... associate producer
Albert S. Ruddy .... producer
Cinematography by
Ralph Woolsey (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Argyle Nelson Jr. 
Art Direction by
Lawrence G. Paull 
Set Decoration by
Audrey A. Blasdel  (as Audrey Blasdel)
Makeup Department
Del Armstrong .... makeup artist
Production Management
Terry Morse Jr. .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Morse Jr. .... assistant director
Lynn Guthrie .... second assistant director (uncredited)
Sound Department
Glenn E. Anderson .... sound recordist (as Glenn Anderson)
Richard Portman .... sound recordist
Keith Stafford .... sound editor
Visual Effects by
Jim Danforth .... effects crew (uncredited)
Rock A. Walker .... stunts
Jerry Brutsche .... stunt performer (uncredited)
William H. Burton Jr. .... stunts (uncredited)
Everett Creach .... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Ken Ferguson .... stunt performer (uncredited)
Lynn Guthrie .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Dave Friedman .... still photographer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Theodore R. Parvin .... wardrobe (as Ted Parvin)
Editorial Department
Roberta Adye .... assistant film editor
Music Department
Bob Johnston .... music recording supervisor
Other crew
Robert S. Mendelsohn .... assistant to producer (as Robert Mendelsohn)
Marlene Pivnick .... production assistant
Roxy Rockwood .... technical advisor
Alvin Hilton Shapiro .... assistant to producer (as Alvin Shapiro)
Terry Tiernan .... technical advisor
Lee Wenner .... production assistant
Harry Korshak .... production assistant (uncredited)

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99 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Finland:K-16 | Iceland:12 | UK:X (original rating) | UK:15 (video) | USA:R

Did You Know?

The role of Rita Nebraska was originally offered to Grace Slick.See more »
Halsy Knox:Uh, uh! Once is cool; twice is queer.See more »
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2 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Surrealist grab-bag...engineered to be offbeat, 18 February 2009
Author: moonspinner55 from las vegas, nv

A genuinely odd, surreal jumble of visual ideas which probably looked extremely puzzling on the printed page; just what drew Robert Redford to the project, one may never know. Sidney J. Furie directs this knockabout journey of an egotistical motorcycle racer taking a milquetoast juvenile under his wing; the kid looks up to this anti-hero, and eventually begins to ape his amorality. Disjointed and off-putting--though for some, the sight of Redford disrobing, about to disrobe, or having been disrobed might be enough to warrant attention. Lauren Hutton gets naked too, however all the sexy flashes are just teasers for the prurient-minded; there simply is no story. Perhaps Furie was making an esoteric comment about feckless wheelers and their flock circa 1970. If true, then this pre-Blank Generation approach backfired, as the film was not a success. *1/2 from ****

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