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Boxcar Bertha
Drama
 
 
Produced by Roger Corman and directed by Martin Scorsese, Boxcar Bertha is a Bonnie and Clyde-like yarn set during the Depression. The title character, played by Barbara Hershey, links up with union organizer David Carradine (Hershey's real-life lover at the time) after the death of her father. Running afoul of anti-union forces, Bertha and Carradine are forced into a life of crime. Whereas Bonnie and Clyde robbed banks, Boxcar Bertha's specialty is trains. A story of this nature can only end in tragedy, and wait until you see Carradine's symbolic demise! For the record, there really was a Boxcar Bertha Thompson, and it is her autobiography, Sister of the Road, that serves as the basis for Joyce and John Corrington's screenplay.~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide Rated No Rating .
Cast: David Carradine, John Carradine, Barbara Hershey, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey
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Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Written by: Joyce Hooper Corrington, Ben L. Reitman
Running time: 1hr 28min
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