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Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night (1977)

A disturbed young mother with some serious psychological problems begins to take them out on her infant daughter.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Dr. Orrin Helgerson
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Tom Atherton
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Dr. Angela Buccieri
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Dave Williams
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Laura Atherton
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Mr. Bernards
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Mary Jane Harper
Ray Buktenica ...
Dr. Mark Handelman
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Ivan Bonar ...
Judge F.F. Carlson
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Dr. Sutterman
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Bill Harper
Sandra Deel ...
Mrs. Ramish
Elizabeth Robinson ...
Jeanne Williams
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A disturbed young mother with some serious psychological problems begins to take them out on her infant daughter.

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5 October 1977 (USA)  »

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Funnier the second time around!
11 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

It hard to make a film about child abuse funny but this one makes it wonderfully ! I am a fan of Susan Dey and I thought she did well with the material given to her.The child playing Mary Jane is enough to annoy anyone-she even spits food at poor Susan's face!!!-I'd a slapped her too! Just like mommy dearest I feel more for the "abuser " than the child,and both films were hilarious ! I know this is not p.c. but I rather tell the truth.There are so many funny scenes here I hardly "know were to begin-Rhea Pearlman saying "She's freaking out in a motel room in the dessert" Pricilla pointer telling her daughter that she looks like a rag puller Or the general over acting of the doctor that is on the child's side. Ahh the 70's were good for cautionary tales and this one great example.Hilarious get out the popcorn and have a good laugh.


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