A Big Hand for the Little Lady
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A Big Hand for the Little Lady
The action in A Big Hand for the Little Lady centers around a high-stake poker game. The participants include some of the wealthiest men in the West (among them Jason Robards Jr., Kevin McCarthy, Charles Bickford and Paul Ford). Into this rarefied atmosphere trudges impoverished farmer Henry Fonda, who despite the protests of his wife Joanne Woodward plunks down his last dollars to join the game. Halfway through the proceedings, Fonda falls ill. With quiet desperation, Woodward sits down daintily at the table and says in a firm voice, "Gentlemen, how do you play this game?" End of… More

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"Pleasant but relatively thin western comedy."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"...the film works despite the handicaps. A Big Hand for the Little Lady is a charmer."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
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