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Love & Larceny

1985
2h 30m
Crime/Drama
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Cast

Jennifer Dale (Betsy Bigley)Richard Binsley (Lester)Alf Humphreys (Ralph Dugot)Brent Carver (Charles Chadwick)William Colgate (Robert Kipp)Ken Pogue (Dan Bigley)Sharry Flett (Alice Bigley)Deborah Kip (Emma Bigley)Sheila McCarthy (Mary Bigley)Ross Petty (Robert Vandecar)Paul Brown (Pilcher)Douglas Rain (Ashton Fletcher)Richard Blackburn (Crown Attorney Ball)Patricia Hamilton (Florida G. Blythe)Seirge LeBlanc (Charles Junior)Greg Ellwand (Joe Lamb)Susan Wright (Madame La Rose)Hugh Webster (Mr. Hobday)

Director

Robert Iscove

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Synopsis

Beauty and brains were Besty Bigley's only hopes of escaping rural poverty. A notorious con-woman of the 1890s, alias Mrs. Chadwick, alias Pelvina de Vere, and a string of other false names. She worked her way up the criminal ranks, all the way to Wall Street, where she chiseled fortunes out of millionaires. Based on a true story.

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