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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Duncan
Ginny Peterson
Cecil Duncan
Ellen 'Babs' Duncan (as Maggie Blye)
Col. Tubman
Christopher Connelly ...
Alex Peterson
Molly McCarthy ...
Connie Peterson
Tiffany Stettner ...
Lisa Peterson
Jeanene Dubois
Lora Mae Bouvier
Jim Greenleaf ...
Mike Miller
Mark Atkins ...
Bobby Adams
Karen Covucci
Det. Roy Logan
David Underwood ...
Richard Thompson


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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His family worked the land ... Her family owned it! See more »


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September 1982 (USA)  »

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A Lua das Mentiras  »

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


Referenced in Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the Mainstream (2005) See more »


Fire on the Mountain
Performed by Ron Hughey
Courtesy of American Heritage Music Corp.
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13 August 2001 | by (Cincinnati, OH) – See all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies. I saw it on cable when it first came out. The first time I saw it, it was one of those feel good movies. Then the next day when I settled in to watch it again it turned into a sad movie because of the different ending. When it came out on video I bought it hoping the feel good ending was used. It was not. I recently found out that the DVD version doesn't have both ending available on it but it DOES have the feel good ending. Now I HAVE to buy a DVD player!

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