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Little Fugitive

Little Fugitive

Little Fugitive

1953 / 80min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: MORRIS ENGEL, RUTH ORKIN & RAY ASHLEY

CAST: CHARLIE MOSS

A living, breathing, Fudgsicle-sticky document of New York City in the 1950s, this wistful, sweet-spirited independent drama about a 7-year-old on his own at Coney Island managed to simultaneously influence the French New Wave, American cinema verite, and just about every independent production for decades to come.

Preceded by Little Girls Have Pretty Curls

Directed by Morris Engel / 1962 / 35mm / 1 min

Preservation print courtesy of Cinema Conservancy