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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Miller ...
Alvie
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Savannah
Chris Robinson ...
Richard Driscoll
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Lt. Savage
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Harland Dobbs
Barbara Stanger ...
Joan Driscoll
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Father Ohara
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Chief Pruitt
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Farmer Wilma
Ray Anzalone ...
Pharmacist
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Grocery Clerk
Carol Wayne ...
Doreen
Don Steffey ...
Farmer
Oscar Rowland ...
Doctor
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The young daughter of a politician runs away due to lack of attention. She hides in the car of two not too bright crooks who are slowly converted into parent figures as the police web closes down on the supposed kidnappers. Written by John Vogel <jlvogel@comcast.net>

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10 December 1982 (USA)  »

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The scene where Savannah tells the story of Brier Rabbit to Bootsie and Alvie was not originally in the script. In Bridgette Andersen's screen test they asked her to tell them a bedtime story and they were so impressed with her performance they added it to the film. [Source: her uncle, Steven B. Andersen from the Bridgette Andersen Facebook memorial page. He has posted some rare photos of her so he appears to be credible.] See more »

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[After hearing an obvious impression of James Cagney.]
Harland Dobbs: One thing bothers me - that voice. I've heard that voice before!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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Pretty Girl
by Red Steagall
Background vocals by Carolyn Brooks, Debby Hooper, Lori Perry, Dave Garner, Jay Anderson,
Eddie Dunn, Lucy Crane
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Perfect family movie
18 September 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I saw this when it first came out and enjoyed it. My oldest daughter , now 20 ,enjoyed it so much she named her favorite doll Savannah. Now my 3 yr old is in love with Savannah. Every morning she wants to watch Savannah as she eats breakfast, she has gotten to the point of reciting lines before they appear. It's a wonderful movie, fun, entertaining and you fall in love with Savannah and her 2 buddies; the gruff Alvie and clueless yet sweet Bootsie. As you watch this notice the changes that take place in the main characters, very heart warming. The music scores support the story. I find that I hum or sing them throughout the day. My 3 yr old asks me to sing the end song as I rock her to sleep each night. There are overtly funny scenes but you have to appreciate the clueless comment of Peter Graves' character.."I've heard that voice before."


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