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Betsy, The

Betsy, The(1978)

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Brief Synopsis

90-year-old Loren Hardeman is the head of an American car manufacturing dynasty. He has given his grandson control of the family business, but still has one project that he desperately wants the company to complete for him. Loren's dreams of an efficient, economical car to be called The Betsy after his great-grandaughter, and he hires injured race car driver Angelo Perino to design it in secret. But Loren doesn't know that Angelo is also seducing Betsy, as well as having an affair with his grandson's mistress, and that his project is not a secret from rest of the auto industry who are determined to sabotage it.

Cast & Crew

Daniel Petrie Director
Laurence Olivier Loren Hardeman Sr
Robert Duvall Loren Hardeman Iii
Katharine Ross Sally Hardeman
Jane Alexander Alicia Hardeman
Lesley-Anne Down Lady Roberta Ayres
Joseph Wiseman Jake Weinstein
Kathleen Beller Betsy Hardeman
Edward Herrmann Dan Weyman
Paul Rudd Loren Hardeman Jr
Roy Poole John Duncan
Richard Venture Mark Sampson
Titos Vandis Angelo Luigi Perino
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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1978 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, .....Production Company, Modern Film Effects .....Production Company, .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, United Artists Films .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group .....Domestic Video Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • The Betsy (1978)

    Jay Higgins 2009-10-05

    Melodramatic rubbish, but fun rubbish. Good sets, costumes and all that, very little regard for accurate period detail. Many over the top performances, but... MORE>