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Little Fugitive (1953)

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Ray Ashley, Morris Engel   Cast: Richie Andrusco, Richard Brewster, Winifred Cushing, Jay Williams, Will Lee
  • Running Time: 80 minutes
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Genre

Drama

Release Date

Jan 1, 1953

Release Notes

Limited

Review

A young boy runs off to Coney Island after mistakenly thinking he’s killed his brother.

The little renegade: Engel’s lovely little 1953 drama was one of the first true American independent films, shot on a dime and striking a tonal balance—alternately gripping and languorous, humorous and devastating, sentimental and clinical—that genuinely sets it apart from pretty much every other film made during this era.

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