[Marxism] The Little Fugitive
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Fri May 23 17:31:25 MDT 2014
This is a much acclaimed 1953 film that one critic likened to "Stand
Clear of the Closing Doors". It can be seen in its entirety at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veJ76WZSiug (part one of eight)
Here's info on the film:
Little Fugitive (1953) is an American film written and directed by
Raymond Abrashkin (as "Ray Ashley"), Morris Engel and Ruth Orkin, that
tells the story of a child alone in Coney Island.
The film stars Richie Andrusco in the title role, and Richard Brewster
as his brother Lennie.
Little Fugitive influenced the French New Wave and is considered by
modern day critics to be a landmark film because of its naturalistic
style and groundbreaking use of nonprofessional actors in lead roles. It
was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing, Motion Picture
Story and screened at Venice film festival where it was awarded the
In 1997, the film was selected for preservation in the United States
National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally,
historically, or aesthetically significant".
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