Little Fugitive

Joey Norton, seven years old, lives with his older brother Lennie in a lower middle class neighborhood of Brooklyn. Joey is too small to be taken seriously by Lennie and Lennie’s friends. One day, while their mother is away visiting her sick mother, Lennie and his friends play a joke on Joey. They stage an incident so that Joey thinks he has shot and killed his brother. Francois Truffault credits this classic with inspiring the French New Wave.

Directors: Ray Ashley, Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin
Actors: Richard Brewster, Winifred Cushing, Jay Williams, Will Lee, Charlie Moss, Tommy DeCanio, Richie Andrusco
Countrys: USA

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Score Rating Count Release Date RunTime
7.6 2,004 1953-10-06 80

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Job Title Member Name Job Title Member Name
DirectorRay AshleyDirectorMorris Engel
DirectorRuth OrkinWriterRay Ashley
WriterMorris EngelWriterRuth Orkin

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