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The Wild Little Bunch (1973)

The 14 (original title)
"The 14" or "Existance" has a mother of 14 children living in poor working class England falling sick and the children try to carry on as a family. Convincing acting from young actors raises this gritty tale above the horizon.

Director:

David Hemmings

Writer:

Roland Starke (screenplay by)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Wild ... Reg
June Brown June Brown ... The Mother
Liz Edmiston Liz Edmiston ... Sylvia
John Bailey ... Mr. Sanders
Diana Beevers Diana Beevers ... Miss Field
Alun Armstrong ... Tommy
Cheryl Hall ... Reena
Keith Buckley ... Mr. Whitehead
Anna Wing Anna Wing ... Mrs. Booth
Tony Calvin Tony Calvin ... Father Morris
Chris Kelly Chris Kelly ... Roy (as Christian Kelly)
Frank Gentry Frank Gentry ... Terry
Peter Newby Peter Newby ... Billy
Paul Daly Paul Daly ... Freddy
Richard Heywood Richard Heywood ... John (as Richard Heyward)
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"The 14" or "Existance" has a mother of 14 children living in poor working class England falling sick and the children try to carry on as a family. Convincing acting from young actors raises this gritty tale above the horizon.

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They'll make you laugh. They'll make you cry. But you'll remember them for the rest of your life. See more »

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wild Little Bunch See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The end of the film finishes with This is a a true story
  • and it continues....
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Quotes

Reena: I'm gonna have me lots more kid's. Kid's never hurt anybody did they?
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Crazy Credits

Closing credits epilogue: "And he who gives a child a treat, makes joy bells ring in Heaven's street; And he who gives a child a home, builds palaces in Kingdom come," John Masefield See more »

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References Mary Poppins (1964) See more »

Soundtracks

Kids Never Hurt Anybody at All
Composed by Biddu
Sung by Brian O'Shea (as Brian Keith)
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14 November 2019 | by fostrhodSee all my reviews

A lovely period piece from the early 70s

Jack Wild (Reg) struggles to keep his family together after his mum passes away.

It's grim and if it's time but nonetheless it's very watchable.


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