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Cinderella Liberty (1973)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  7 April 1974 (Sweden)
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A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost.

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John Baggs Jr.
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Doug
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Lynn Forshay
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Master at Arms
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Alcott (as Bruce Kirby Jr.)
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Miss Watkins
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Dr. Osgood
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Dental Corpsman
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Lewis
Ted D'Arms ...
Cook
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Fleet Chick
Diane Schenker ...
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A lonely Navy sailor falls in love with a hooker and becomes a surrogate father figure for her son during an extended liberty due to his service records being lost. Written by Dana Luke <danaluke@iname.com>

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She's 32. She drinks too much. She hustles pool. She's got a 10-year old mulatto son. She's got a different boyfriend every night. She's in trouble. And he's in love. See more »

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Permiso para amar hasta medianoche  »

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While walking the streets of Seattle in the movie, James Caan is approached by a panhandler who asks him for change. The man was an actual panhandler who didn't see the cameras on the street, and mistook Caan for a real sailor. See more »

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Lynn Forshay: Let me give you one piece of advice, one old salt to another... Ah, to hell with advice.
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You're So Nice To Be Around
Music by John Williams
Lyrics and vocals by Paul Williams
Harmonica solo by Toots Thielemans (as Jean 'Toots' Thielemans)
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Social Commentary
1 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film is a mini-classic. It addresses the lives of the ordinary people who have to struggle to make a living. It shows how enlisted people are really no better off than the rest of us when is comes to coping with bureaucracy and officialdom. Ignore the extreme prejudice in the comment from the Oklahoma poster. The acting is excellent and the characters never descend in to the sentimental clichés that right wing critics accuse social commentary of. It's a shame that the gap between the rich and poor has grown since this film was made. A remake of this film would be timely but probably could not catch the moment like the original does.


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