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Little Fauss and Big Halsy (1970)

R | | Drama | 21 October 1970 (USA)
A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford).

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A story of two motorcycle racers, the inept, unsuspecting Little Fauss (Michael J. Pollard) and the opportunistic, womanizing Halsey Knox (Redford). Written by Mark Roberts <doodad1@ix.netcom>

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Little Fauss and Big Halsy are not your father's heroes. See more »

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21 October 1970 (USA)  »

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L'ultime randonnée  »

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Stars 'Redford, Robert' and Michael J. Pollard couldn't stand each other, making their onscreen rivalry all the more convincing. See more »

Goofs

When they are broken down and they are chatting at the back of the pickup, they are shown in profile with Halsey in the background. Past Halsey, deeper in the background, there is a constant stream of vehicles on what is obviously a major thoroughfare. Then the camera pans to a long shot showing them sitting in the rain. This long shot also shows the surrounding countryside and they are on an isolated dirt road with no major thoroughfare around. See more »

Quotes

Little Fauss: I was going faster than I ever went in my whole life, then I fell off.
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Master Ninja II (1992) See more »

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Composed and Sung by Carl Perkins
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A character study from the psychedelic seventies
27 September 2000 | by See all my reviews

Robert Redford and Michael J, Pollard give good performances in this character study of two opposites who form an alliance as motorcycle racers down South, Lauren Hutton is the girl who comes between them. Nothing great, but watchable, and a rare chance to see Redford as a heavy.


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