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Lolly-Madonna XXX (1973)

Two rustic families, headed by patriarchs Laban Feather and Pap Gutshall, are feuding. At first, it is comical, with just the sons of the two families playing tricks on each other. But soon... See full summary »


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Cast overview:
Laban Feather
Pap Gutshall
Zack Feather
Katherine Squire ...
Chickie Feather
Elspeth Gutshall
Timothy Scott ...
Skylar Feather
Ludie Gutshall
Hawk Feather
Joan Goodfellow ...
Sister E. Gutshall
Roonie Gill
Finch Feather
Villum Gutshall


Two rustic families, headed by patriarchs Laban Feather and Pap Gutshall, are feuding. At first, it is comical, with just the sons of the two families playing tricks on each other. But soon the Feather boys decide to kidnap a girl. She turns out to be innocent bystander Roonie Gill, not the made-up girlfriend "Lolly Madonna." As events escalate, Zack Feather and Roonie fall in love and try to bring the others to their senses. Will Roonie discover Zack's dark secret, the reason for the painful feud between the two families which once were close friends? Written by Dan Kuttner (KutRite@yahoo.com)

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Release Date:

21 February 1973 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Lolly-Madonna War  »

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This movie is based on the novel, "The Lolly Madonna War," written by Sue Grafton. Sue Grafton is author of the popular "alphabet mysteries" featuring female P.I. Kinsey Millhone. See more »


Roonie Gill: My name is Roonie Gill. I was just changing buses on my way to Nashville. Actually, I didn't care much where I was going. It just felt good to be on my own for the first time. I never heard of the Feather family or the Gutshalls before that. I found out later that Ludie Gutshall had planted a postcard in the Feather mailbox to get them away from the still. He signed it Lolly-Madonna - and that's who they thought I was. By the time I knew what was happening, there wasn't much I could do about it...
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Late Night Surprise
2 July 2005 | by (Ice Station Zebra, Antartica) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie on TCM late at night (must be around 2 AM) when I was channel surfing. I was actually intrigued by its title and decided to watch it assuming it was a campy 70's sex romp. But once you see established names like Rod Steiger, Robert Ryan, Jeff Bridges, Randy Quaid, Scott Wilson, Ed Lauter and Gary Busey, you know you are wrong.

Though not everybody's cup of tea, Lolly Madonna XXX is a surprise treat - one of those movies that surprise you just when you think you know whats going to happen next or assume nothings going to happen at all. With terrific performances especially by Ed Lauter, a(very thin looking)Randy Quaid and a very young Jeff Bridges besides a beautiful score thats just right,this is a movie you shouldn't miss.

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