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Bunny O'Hare (1971)

GP  |   |  Comedy  |  18 October 1971 (USA)
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Bunny O'Hare
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Bill Green - Gruenwald
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Lieutenant Greeley
Joan Delaney ...
R.J. Hart
Jay Robinson ...
John C. Rupert
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Ad
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Lulu
Robert Foulk ...
Commissioner Dingle
Brayden Linden ...
Frank
Karen Mae Johnson ...
Lola (as Karen Rae Johnson)
Francis R. Cody ...
Rhett (as Francis Cody)
Darra Lyn Tobin ...
Elvira (as Darra Lynn Tobin)
Hank Whickham ...
Speed
J. Rob Jordan ...
Officer Nerdman
Herb Marlis ...
Lloyd
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Bunny is a penniless widow who blackmails a robber into teaching her the trade. Soon the pair starts a successful crime spree, and the cops aren't turning a blind eye.

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ENJOY those 'GOLDEN YEARS' with the most profitable pension plan any sweet little mother ever devised

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Bunny und Bill  »

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His bit part as a lab technician was the last theatrical feature film appearance for Bruno VeSota. See more »

Quotes

Bunny O'Hare: [to Bill] I didn't rob the bank for myself. I did it for my kids.
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Right Or Wrong - The Ballad of Bunny O'Hare
Written by Mack David & Mike Curb
Instrumental version Performed by Mike Curb
Vocal version Performed by The Mike Curb Congregation
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Some trenchant observations and a good Davis performance...not the embarrassment it was quickly labeled
24 September 2009 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

An aging widow in New Mexico is left homeless after the bank forecloses on her property and tears down the house; she chances to meet a retired bank robber still on the lam and asks him to teach her to rob the bank which took her to the cleaners. Still-relevant sociological observations (occasionally cutting quite deep) played for TV-type yuks, a mixture which had professional critics groaning in 1971. Indeed, the outré bits of business involving the hold-ups are sloppy, and Jack Cassidy gives a grueling performance as a sleazy police lieutenant. Still, Bette Davis is very fine in the lead; natural, unglamorous, and earthy, she's not a tough cookie nor a weeping willow--and when she chit-chats with Ernest Borgnine and her famous voice breaks mid-sentence, she's also endearing. Borgnine looks a bit incredulous at being caught in this scenario, but he doesn't embarrass himself and works well with Bette (their second picture together after 1956's "The Catered Affair"). In fact, most of the film is entertaining on a minor level, with something to say about oldsters and their financial plight. **1/2 from ****


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