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Little Fugitive

Little Fugitive

Little Fugitive

1953 / 80min / 35mm

DIRECTOR: MORRIS ENGEL, RUTH ORKIN & RAY ASHLEY

CAST: RICHIE ANDRUSCO, CHARLIE MOSS, RICHARD BREWSTER, WINIFRED CUSHING, JAY WILLIAMS

Screening with
LITTLE GIRLS HAVE PRETTY CURLS
Director: Morris Engel
1962 / 1 min / 35mm

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.

A Cinema Conservancy release. Preserved by the Museum of Modern Art with support from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Film Foundation, and the Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Fund.