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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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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


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Harry Tate: [referring to Tropp] Don't he give a damn what people think, him ridin' around the country in a hearse?
Doc Joseph Scully: If you're the richest undertaker in Texas, you're entitled to a fancy rig, but if you spend your days and nights trying to keep people alive, you ride around in the likes of this.
[he shakes the reins of his carriage]
Doc Joseph Scully: Giddy-up!


Benson Tropp: Any man gets himself married is automatically stupid. Denny's just refusing to stay stupid. He just don't ever see his wife.
Otto Habershaw: Words of wisdom from the confirmed bachelor.
Benson Tropp: Confirmed and reconfirmed. I hate women.
Otto Habershaw: I believe you. You've buried enough of them.
Benson Tropp: Sure I did. I put them back where they belong.


Mrs. Drummond: Henry, we've got a lot to do.
Henry Drummond: You got nothing to do till I tell you.


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This film provides the final screen appearance of comedian Chester Conklin, who had appeared in about 300 movies from 1913.
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.
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