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Second-Hand Hearts (1981)

A high-spirited wife and her meekish husband hit the road to take back her kids from her previous marriage who live with her ex-inlaws.

Director:

Hal Ashby

Writer:

Charles Eastman

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Blake ... Loyal Muke
Barbara Harris ... Dinette Dusty
Collin Boone Collin Boone ... Human Dusty
Amber Rose Gold Amber Rose Gold ... Iota
Jessica Stansbury Jessica Stansbury ... Sandra Dee
Erica Stansbury Erica Stansbury ... Sandra Dee
Bert Remsen ... Voyd
Sondra Blake ... Ermy
Shirley Stoler ... Maxy
Woody Chambliss Woody Chambliss ... Deaf Attendant (as Woodrow Chambliss)
Gwen Van Dam ... Waitress at Frankie's
Joe Wilson Joe Wilson ... One Arm Snake Rustler
Louis Williams Louis Williams ... Car Wash Employer
James Steven Beverly James Steven Beverly ... Alton
Spencer Quinn Spencer Quinn ... Swollen Boy
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A high-spirited wife and her meekish husband hit the road to take back her kids from her previous marriage who live with her ex-inlaws.

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 January 1982 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hamster of Happiness See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lorimar Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color (Technicolor)
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Originally titled "The Hamster of Happiness". See more »

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Had an underlying lesson for thinkers
6 March 2017 | by trulanpbiSee all my reviews

The other reviews didn't get the plot correct. And, if you didn't like this movie, it's a good bet it rang too close to home. It's a story about two people who complete each other, in a bottom of the barrel story line. The story is the same even if the characters had been wealthy and educated. I liked it.


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