Little Fugitive (Blu-ray)

Morris Engel's All-American Classic
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 20 minutes
  • Video: Black & White
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1953
  • Label: Kino Video
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Note: Mastered in HD from a 35mm print preserved by The Museum Of Modern Art with support from The Film Foundation, The National Endowment For The Arts And The Celeste Bartos Fund For Film Preservation
    • Audio commentary by director Morris Engel
    • Two documentary short films by Mary Engel: "Morris Engel: The Independent" (2008, 28 min.) and "Ruth Orkin: Frames Of Life" (1995, 18 min.)
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Photo gallery
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono - English

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Entertainment Reviews:

USA Today - 07/11/1997
"...The movie's ace is journalistic camera work that beautifully captures a specific time and place..."

Product Description:

When a seven-year-old Brooklyn boy's older brother tricks him into thinking the tyke has killed him, the youngster takes what money he can find and hightails it to Coney Island. While his brother searches for him, the scared runaway encounters all manner of adventures among the summer throngs. A pioneering independent dramedy from writer-producer-director Morris Engel, LITTLE FUGITIVE won the Silver Lion Award at the 1953 Venice Film Festival. Academy Award Nominations: Best Motion Picture Story.

Plot Synopsis:

When a seven-year-old Brooklyn boy's older brother tricks him into thinking the tyke has killed him, the youngster takes what money he can find and hightails it to Coney Island. While his brother searches for him, the scared runaway encounters all manner of adventures among the summer throngs. A pioneering independent dramedy from writer-producer-director Morris Engel. "Little Fugitive" won the Silver Lion Award at the 1953 Venice Film Festival. Academy Award Nominations: Best Motion Picture Story.

Plot Keywords:

Children | Family Interaction | Kids Adventure | Nostalgic | On-The-Run | Recommended | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • THE LITTLE FUGITIVE was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1997.

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