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Happy Mother's Day, Love George (1973)

PG | | Mystery | 17 August 1973 (USA)
A teenage drifter becomes embroiled in the lives and mysteries of the residents in a small coastal fishing village while searching for his family roots.

Director:

Darren McGavin

Writer:

Robert Clouse
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Cast

Cast overview:
Patricia Neal ... Cara Perry
Cloris Leachman ... Ronda Carlson
Bobby Darin ... Eddie Martin
Tessa Dahl ... Celia Perry
Ron Howard ... Johnny Hanson
Kathie Browne ... Crystal
Joseph Mascolo ... Piccolo (as Joe Mascolo)
Simon Oakland ... Sheriff Roy
Thayer David ... Minister Pollard
Gale Garnett ... Yolanda Perry
Ron Applegate Ron Applegate ... Porgie Perry
Jan Rooney Jan Rooney ... Florence (as Jan Chamberlain)
Gerald E. Forbes Gerald E. Forbes ... Bomber
Orest Ulan Orest Ulan ... Preacher
Clarence Greene Jeans Clarence Greene Jeans ... Mr. Mears
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A teenage drifter becomes embroiled in the lives and mysteries of the residents in a small coastal fishing village while searching for his family roots.

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Mystery

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Run Stranger Run See more »

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Taurean See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Solid suspenser with excellent performances by a superb all-star cast.
25 February 2001 | by chad478See all my reviews

Actor Darren McGavin made a stunning directorial debut with this suspenseful chiller about a series of gruesome murders in a small New England fishing village that end up having a bizarre connection to an adopted teen(Ron Howard) who is searching for his biological parents. The marvellous cast includes Cloris Leachman(as Howard's mother), Patricia Neal(as Howard's aunt), Bobby Darin, and Simon Oakland. The most memorable performance is given by Tessa Dahl, who not only plays Neal's daughter in the film, but is, in fact, her daughter in real life. Released to theatres as HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY, LOVE GEORGE, the film was retitled RUN, STRANGER, RUN for home video release.


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