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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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Laban Feather
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Pap Gutshall
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Zack Feather
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Thrush
Katherine Squire ...
Chickie Feather
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Elspeth Gutshall
Timothy Scott ...
Skylar Feather
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Ludie Gutshall
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Hawk Feather
Joan Goodfellow ...
Sister E. Gutshall
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Roonie Gill
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Finch Feather
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Zeb
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Villum Gutshall
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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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It's about feudin', fussin', fightin'...and lovin' Tennessee hill country style, and Lolly-Madonna started it all. See more »


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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 »

Quotes

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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Connections

Featured in The Moviemakers (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Peaceful Country
Written by Kim Carnes and David Ellingson
Sung by Kim Carnes
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Largely unknown, but beloved by most who have seen it
18 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a movie I, like many others, caught on late night TV. Being a long-time Jeff Bridges fan, I thought I would give this a whirl when it showed up on TBS back in the 80's. I was immediately transfixed by the atmosphere, the haunting music and most of all the casting. All of the characters were on target and I can't recall a movie with more "character" actors than this one. Scott Wilson, Randy Quaid, Ed Lauter, Keil Martin and 70's staple Paul Koslo all add to the richness of this flick. There were no real bad guys in my mind. Even Rod Steiger's psychotic yet tortured portrayal evoked sympathy. I was able to tape a showing about 15 years ago and still have the VHS. I am half afraid to watch it because if anything happened to it it's practically irreplaceable. With all the garbage being released on DVD these days I would love to see more quality pictures such as this being released.


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