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Just You and Me, Kid is a 1979 American comedy film directed by Leonard Stern, starring George Burns & Brooke Shields.

PlotEdit

The film is about a former Vaudeville star (George Burns) who befriends a teenage runaway (Brooke Shields) after she is chased by drug dealers.

CastEdit

  • George Burns - Bill
  • Brooke Shields - Kate
  • Christopher Knight - Roy
  • Burl Ives - Max
  • Ray Bolger - Tom
  • Keye Luke - Doctor Device
  • Leon Ames - Manduke the Magnificent
  • Carl Ballantine - Reinhoff the Remarkable
  • Nicolas Coster - Harris
  • William Russ - Demesta
  • Lorraine Gary - Shirl
  • John Schuck - Stan
  • Andrea Howard - Sue
  • Robert Doran - Box Boy

ProductionEdit

"Just You and Me, Kid" was filmed in Los Angeles and Van Nuys, California.

ReceptionEdit

Roger Ebert gave the film two stars, calling it a "charming disappointment".

The New York Times' Janet Maslin called the film "utterly benign" and "less like a movie than like a warm bath."

AccoladesEdit

Young Artist Awards

  • Brooke Shields: Best Juvenile Actress in a Motion Picture (nominated)
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