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Liar's Moon (1982)

PG | | Drama, Romance | September 1982 (USA)
A poor kid elopes with a banker's daughter.

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Jack Duncan
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Ginny Peterson
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Cecil Duncan
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Ellen 'Babs' Duncan (as Maggie Blye)
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Connie Peterson
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Lisa Peterson
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Jeanene Dubois
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Lora Mae Bouvier
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Bobby Adams
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Karen Covucci
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Richard Thompson
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In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. Over her father's strenuous objections, she spends time with Jack. At summer's end, Jack and Ginny elope to Louisiana (where 17-year-olds can marry without their parents' permission), and he gets a job in the oil fields. Her dad hires a menacing private eye to find them, Ginny's pregnant, her town doctor gives her horrible news, and Jack's mom has her own agenda. It seems that Jack and Ginny have grown up under a liar's moon. What will these sweethearts do? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Have you ever wanted to change the ending of a movie? Here's your chance! Happy or tragic...the choice is yours! And both endings are on this one cassette! See more »

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Final film of Broderick Crawford, in a career spanning 45 years. See more »

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Referenced in Hangin' with Hoyt on the Set of 'Gremlins' (2014) See more »

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Fire on the Mountain
Performed by Ron Hughey
Courtesy of American Heritage Music Corp.
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A very good teen movie
9 December 2016 | by (Central Midwest, USA) – See all my reviews

Matt Dillon looks great in this and he was the box office draw in 1982. The entire cast is very capable of getting the audience on their side or against them. Hoyt Axton is Matt's dad in this story of love that cannot wait.

The parents have secrets that will be problems for themselves and their children. The boy and girl seem to fall in love during a greased pig chase. Lots of down home humor, but this is a very serious movie that builds to a climax.

Good scenes of old cars and trucks and hair styles and life styles. This movie will probably be appreciated by today's young high school viewers.

This movie is in a new DVD set of 100 Awesomely Cheesy Movies for about $15 today in December of 2016. It probably will be available in the future. This is a very good movie that probably should be in a better video set.


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