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Cactus in the Snow (1971)

In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam. He meets a friendly young woman who appears willing to help him ... See full summary »

Director:

A. Martin Zweiback (as Martin Zweibach)

Writer:

A. Martin Zweiback (as Martin Zweibach)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Thomas ... Harley MacIntosh
Mary Layne Mary Layne ... Cissy
Lucille Benson ... Mrs. Sawyer
Oscar Beregi Jr. ... Mr. Albert
Jan Burrell Jan Burrell ... Woman Pharmacist
Ruby Dake Ruby Dake ... Dolores
Joe Di Reda Joe Di Reda ... Mr. Harris (as Joseph di Reda)
Dennis Fimple ... Mr. Murray
Corey Fischer ... Bartender
Hugh Fischer Hugh Fischer ... Drill Instructor
Daniel D. Halleck ... Seymour (as Dan Halleck)
Stan Kamber Stan Kamber ... Cal Beamish
Maggie King Maggie King ... Rhoda
Tiger Joe Marsh Tiger Joe Marsh ... Cab Driver
Gregory Mead Gregory Mead ... Joe
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In this comedy/drama, a young American soldier desperately wants to lose his virginity before he's shipped off to Vietnam. He meets a friendly young woman who appears willing to help him solve his "problem." But there's something she hasn't told him ... Written by Eugene Kim <genekim@concentric.net>

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The Girl and Boy in "Cactus in the Snow" Decide to 1. Buy Her a Nightie 2. Ride a Merry-Go-Round 3. Walk by the Sea 4. See a Movie 5. Take a Drive 6. Eat a Hamburger 7. Well, You Know - Getting to Number 7 Makes "Cactus in the Snow" Funny, Beautiful and Tender See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1971 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Soldier's Story See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Touching film
14 January 2003 | by east215See all my reviews

A very simple yet touching film. I saw this years ago. A real heart-breaker. Richard Thomas and Mary Layne have a real on-screen chemistry. Get your handkerchiefs ready, you'll definitely need them. Why this isn't shown more often is a mystery.


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