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Little Laura and Big John (1973)

R | | Biography, Crime, Drama | May 1973 (USA)
Based on a true story, this action-packed, hard-hitting depiction of the infamous Ashley gang - who terrorized the southeast in the 1920's - also illustrates a desperate love between two people destined for destruction.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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John
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Laura
Ivy Thayer ...
Laura's Mother
Ken Miller ...
Hanford
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Sheriff
Cliff Frates ...
Young John
Evie Karafotias ...
Young Laura
Phil Philbin ...
Pa
Margaret Fuller ...
Ma
Jerry Albert ...
Bob
Lee Warren ...
Clarence
Ben Rossi ...
Ray
Terri Juston ...
Jacksonville
Tony Romano ...
Doc
Julian Voloshin ...
Lawyer
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Based on a true story, this action-packed, hard-hitting depiction of the infamous Ashley gang - who terrorized the southeast in the 1920's - also illustrates a desperate love between two people destined for destruction.

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... They'll Steal Into Your Heart -- Then Shoot Their Way Out!

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Biography | Crime | Drama

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Too Soon to Laugh, Too Late to Cry  »

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The Feb. 26, 1969, issue of Variety, in its listing of movies currently in production, listed Bruce Dern as a cast member. The May 7 issue doesn't list Dern. See more »

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Featured in Grindhouse Universe (2008) See more »

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WRAP ME UP IN RIBBONS
Written by Bob Woodburn and Bill Walker
Vocals by Mara Lynn Brown and Cliff Johnson Jr.
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good for a laugh
20 August 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

My entertainment of this movie was laughing at it. I think the point when it really goes over the edge was when Fabian's eye patch actually switched from his one eye to his other eye and back again. I thought this was such an obvious mistake that I rewound and watched the one scene again. He is running on a dock when this happens. Sure enough his eye patch switched eyes with no explanation.

I watched this movie because it was on late night and it was free. And I was interested in seeing Karen Black and Fabian Forte in a movie together. So it was an okay movie for that type of watching. But if you really want to see a movie about lovers being outlaws. I would stick to Bonnie and Clyde with Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway.


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