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The Orkly Kid (1985)

 -  Short | Comedy  -  October 1985 (USA)
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Larry organizes a talent show in an attempt to get on TV but the small town of Orkly, Idaho, isn't ready for his Olivia Newton-John impersonation.

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Merril
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Terrance
Lila Waters ...
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Carrissa
Thersa Belle
Susan Conners
Dorothy Constantine
Dean Harvey
Julie Karalis
Ian Lehy
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Larry organizes a talent show in an attempt to get on TV but the small town of Orkly, Idaho, isn't ready for his Olivia Newton-John impersonation.

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Kristen Johnston's film debut. See more »

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Please Don't Keep Me Waiting
Performed by Crispin Glover
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3 December 2002 | by (Red Rock country) – See all my reviews

When I was quite young when my sister took me to the downtown art center where the director was showing this film. I think there were two versions of this. Both were pretty much the same but had a different scene here and there.

This short really shows how people in some small towns think and how they treat change. It really stuck in my mind afterwards. I dont know where you can find it or see it but its worth it.


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