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A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Fielder Cook and produced by Fielder Cook and Joel Freeman.

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Screen Capture Theatre: "Attack of the 50-foot Woman," or A Big Hand for the Little Lady

By David on Jan 28, 2022 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

Welcome back to Screen Capture Theatre! Our newest entry is the 1958 opus ...Great expense was spared in assembling these titles."We interrupt 'Sex Sent Me to the ER' for this special report.A big ball has been spotted in the California desert, justglowing like anything. All mentally unstable heires... Read full article


A Big Hand for the Little Lady (1966)

By Beatrice on Mar 12, 2019 From Flickers in Time

A Big Hand for the Little Lady Directed by Fielder Cook Written by Sidney Carroll 1966/USA Eden Productions Inc. First viewing/Netflix rental A fine ensemble cast ensures an enjoyable movie despite the underwhelming plot payoff. The setting is the Old West. ?The richest men in the territory save u... Read full article


My Accidentally Hilarious Blogathon Entry: "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman," or A Big Hand for the Little Lady

By David on Jul 13, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

This is part of the Accidentally Hilarious Blogathon sponsored by your friends and mine at Movies, Silently, so visit them for other entries, eh what? Great expense was spared in assembling these titles. "We interrupt 'Sex Sent Me to the ER' for this special report. A big ball has been spotte... Read full article


My Accidentally Hilarious Blogathon Entry: "Attack of the 50 Foot Woman," or A Big Hand for the Little Lady

By David on Jul 13, 2014 From The Man on the Flying Trapeze

This is part of the Accidentally Hilarious Blogathon sponsored by your friends and mine at Movies, Silently, so visit them for other entries, eh what? Great expense was spared in assembling these titles. "We interrupt 'Sex Sent Me to the ER' for this special report. A big ball has been spotte... Read full article


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Mary Meredith: Gentleman all. All such gallant gentlemen.
Henry Drummond: Yeah, we're gallant on Sunday. This is Friday, and we're playing poker. Now, you wanna play with us, you ante up $500.


Jesse Buford: That's a bargain all right, but a bargain ain't a bargain unless it's something you need.


Henry Drummond: What'd you do, sleep in that dress?


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This movie was initially written for television as "Big Deal in Laredo".
Director Fielder Cook had liked James Berwick's performance so much that he insisted Berwick reprise his television role of barman Sam Rhine in this film, despite his lack of cinema experience. This was Berwick's only screen role of any note, all other appearances being bit parts.
The hand that Mary is holding for her husband Meredith is the 4 and 6 of clubs, 5 of diamonds, 6 and Queen of hearts.
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