Child Bride of Short Creek (1981) - Rotten Tomatoes

Child Bride of Short Creek (1981)





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Originally made for television and based on a true story from the '50s, this film concerns a rural Arizona town that deals in polygamy. Specifically, a boy is shocked that his father (Christopher Atkins), a veteran of the Korean War, wishes to take a 15-year-old girl for another wife.

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Diane Lane
as Jessica Rae Jacobs
Conrad Bain
as Frank King
Joan Shawlee
as Isaac's mother
Kiel Martin
as Bob Kalish
Warren Vanders
as Jay Jacobs
Dee Wallace
as Mary Jacobs
Robert E. Hartenberger
as Atty. Gen. Ross
Alan Nash
as Sheriff Beal
Jay Bernard
as Judge Sears
Rick Millikan
as Boyd Paul
Michael Lang
as Ronnie King
Mary Tuft
as Town Girl
X.V. Kelly
as Bus Driver
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