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Liar's Moon (1982)

A poor kid elopes with a banker's daughter.

Director:

David Fisher

Writers:

Janice Thompson (story), Billy Hanna (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Matt Dillon ... Jack Duncan
Cindy Fisher ... Ginny Peterson
Hoyt Axton ... Cecil Duncan
Margaret Blye ... Ellen 'Babs' Duncan (as Maggie Blye)
Broderick Crawford ... Col. Tubman
Christopher Connelly ... Alex Peterson
Molly McCarthy Molly McCarthy ... Connie Peterson
Tiffany Stettner Tiffany Stettner ... Lisa Peterson
Yvonne De Carlo ... Jeanene Dubois
Susan Tyrrell ... Lora Mae Bouvier
Jim Greenleaf Jim Greenleaf ... Mike Miller
Mark Atkins Mark Atkins ... Bobby Adams
Tonja Walker ... Karen Covucci
Richard Moll ... Det. Roy Logan
David Underwood David Underwood ... Richard Thompson
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Storyline

In East Texas, the summer after high school, Jack falls in love with Ginny, the daughter of the town's banker (Jack's mom's high school sweetheart). Ginny's been at boarding school; she's headed for Vassar. Over her father's strenuous objections, she spends time with Jack. At summer's end, Jack and Ginny elope to Louisiana (where 17-year-olds can marry without their parents' permission), and he gets a job in the oil fields. Her dad hires a menacing private eye to find them, Ginny's pregnant, her town doctor gives her horrible news, and Jack's mom has her own agenda. It seems that Jack and Ginny have grown up under a liar's moon. What will these sweethearts do? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

September 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Lua das Mentiras See more »

Filming Locations:

Houston, Texas, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Hanna Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Final film of Broderick Crawford, in a career spanning 45 years. See more »

Alternate Versions

Released in 2 versions, with happy or sad endings. See more »

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Referenced in Hangin' with Hoyt on the Set of 'Gremlins' (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Fire on the Mountain
Performed by Ron Hughey
Courtesy of American Heritage Music Corp.
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Good News about the DVD
13 August 2001 | by BriarDanSee all my reviews

This is one of my favorite movies. I saw it on cable when it first came out. The first time I saw it, it was one of those feel good movies. Then the next day when I settled in to watch it again it turned into a sad movie because of the different ending. When it came out on video I bought it hoping the feel good ending was used. It was not. I recently found out that the DVD version doesn't have both ending available on it but it DOES have the feel good ending. Now I HAVE to buy a DVD player!


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