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Just You and Me, Kid (1979)

PG | | Comedy | 13 July 1979 (USA)
George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers.

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George Burns stars as a former vaudevillian who befriends a young runaway, played by 14-year old Brooke Shields, who is being chased by drug dealers. Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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The story of two juvenile delinquents.

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Nur du und ich  »

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Trivia

Like his character Bill, George Burns is also an ex-vaudevillian who performed with his wife (Gracie Allen) who is now deceased. See more »

Goofs

Bill went to Tower Records and bought Saturday Night Fever on vinyl for Kate. Well, the song that plays on the turntable is on neither of the two records on the original soundtrack. See more »

Quotes

Bill: Running away from home?
Kate: I'm an orphan.
Bill: What happened to your folks?
Kate: They died. Went down with a boat. Sank. Forget the name of it. Big boat.
Bill: Titanic.
Kate: Yeah, that's it!
Bill: Then your parents died 63 years before you were born!
Kate: Which is why I hardly knew them.
Bill: Yeah, well that... that... that makes sense.
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Referenced in Oscar's Greatest Moments (1992) See more »

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Katie
Music and Lyrics by Sammy Fain
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Light and entertaining. Would stand up to repeats if we only had the DVD.
3 February 2007 | by (Toronto,Canada) – See all my reviews

I've never understood why this movie has not made it to VHS or DVD. Would it be contractual problems, maybe? Carl Ballentine, Key Luke, Burl Ives..never mind the obvious; that all of George Burns needs to be available. Nothing deep, just light and entertaining. Brooke Shields was good, and so was everyone else. I'd like to have Bill's alarm clock too. The car and the pylons, the breaking pencils, the grocery store carry-out boy, and George Burns typical, poised response are the little things that add up to make us keep chuckling. Too many movies aim for "zany" or "wacky" or "hilarious" and fall flat. Sometimes chuckling is all we need. Bring on the DVD.


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