A Big Hand for the Little Lady

79
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Western
  • Release year: 1966
  • Running time: 95 min
As the biggest high-stake poker game in the West begins, compulsive gambler turned homesteader, Meredith, is drawn into the game. With the entire family fortune at stake, he suffers a heart attack when delt a winning hand. Mary, his pluck penny-pinching,... read more
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As the biggest high-stake poker game in the West begins, compulsive gambler turned homesteader, Meredith, is drawn into the game. With the entire family fortune at stake, he suffers a heart attack when delt a winning hand. Mary, his pluck penny-pinching, long-suffering wife, steps in. As she plays the hand, she assails her rivals with fortitude and guts. Each is transformed into a model of sensitivity. But a twist ending reveals Mary has had more than fortitude up her sleeve all along.

Original Release

05/31/1966

US Release

05/31/1966

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Cast

Henry Fonda Meredith
Joanne Woodward Mary
Jason Robards Henry Drummond
Paul Ford C.P. Ballinger / Ballinger
Burgess Meredith Doc Scully
Kevin McCarthy Otto Habershaw
Charles Bickford Benson Tropp
Robert Middleton Dennis Wilcox
John Qualen Jesse Buford
Jean-Michel Michenaud Jackie
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Fielder Cook

Writers

Sidney Carroll

Cast

Henry Fonda Meredith
Joanne Woodward Mary
Jason Robards Henry Drummond
Paul Ford C.P. Ballinger / Ballinger
Burgess Meredith Doc Scully
Kevin McCarthy Otto Habershaw
Charles Bickford Benson Tropp
Robert Middleton Dennis Wilcox
John Qualen Jesse Buford
Jean-Michel Michenaud Jackie
Ned Glass Owney Price
Virginia Gregg Mrs. Drummond
Percy Helton Kevin McKenzie
William Cort Arthur / Arthur McKenzie
Milton Selzer Fleeson / Bank Teller
Louise Glenn Celie Drummond
Noah Keen Sparrow
Mae Clarke Mrs. Craig
Allen Collins Toby
Chester Conklin Old Man in Saloon

Producers

Editors

George R. Rohrs

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