A Big Hand for the Little Lady Cast, Box Office Collection, Budget, Storyline

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 story? Not by a long shot! This O. Henry-style shaggy dog story is based on a Dupont Show of the Week TV presentation Big Deal at Laredo. Keep an eye out for two movie veterans in bit parts: silent screen comic Chester Conklin and 1930’s leading lady Mae Clarke.

Release date: Aug 12, 1966
Production Company: WARNER BROTHERS PICTURES
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Genre: Classics,Comedy,Drama,Western

A Big Hand for the Little Lady Caste and Crew
Director: Fielder Cook
writer: Sidney Carroll
Henry Fonda,Joanne Woodward,Jason Robards,Paul Ford,Charles Bickford,Burgess Meredith,Kevin McCarthy,Robert Middleton,John Qualen,James Kenney,Allen Collins,Jim Boles,Gerald Michenaud,Virginia Gregg,Chester Conklin,Mae Clarke,Ned Glass,James Griffith,Noah Keen,Milton Selzer,Louise Glenn,William Cort,Percy Helton