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Little Cigars (1973)

PG | | Comedy, Crime, Drama | June 1973 (USA)
A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.
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Philip Kenneally ...
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Rayford Barnes ...
Gus
Walter Beakel ...
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A gangster's former mistress hooks up with a troupe of circus midgets who, as a sideline, rob banks and casinos.

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The Little Cigars Mob  »

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Charles Band, of Empire Pictures and Full Moon Features fame and son of the movie producer Albert Band, got a job as production assistant as an AIP employee. He quit the job a week later after realising he wanted to make the movie and be the guy in control instead of 'running around getting coffee'. See more »

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Referenced in My Best Friend's Birthday (1987) See more »

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A real oddity, unfortunately mostly forgotten.
11 June 2004 | by (fabulous Las Vega$!) – See all my reviews

Angel Tompkins(grrrrr.....)stars in this dodgy modern retelling of "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", portraying a shifty waitress who falls into a life of crime with a band of midget grifters. Together, they turn their initial petty thefts into big-time capers which ultimately lead to very serious consequences.

Not at all the light comedy it was marketed as, though there are giggles in spots, the mien of LITTLE CIGARS borders more on seedy noir in a rather nontraditional and semi-exploitive way. Miles short of masterful, but a unique and quirky as hell B flick with considerable cult appeal.

5/10


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