A Big Hand for the Little Lady

A Big Hand for the Little Lady

Academy Award-winners Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward and Jason Robards star in this sly comedy about a fateful poker game in the Old West that results in A Big Hand for the Little Lady. Texas. 1986. When homesteaders Meredith (Fonda), Mary (Woodward) and their 10-year-old son (Gerald Michenaud) stop at a hotel in Laredo, gamblers from all over, including flinty millionaire Henry Drummond (Robards), arrive at the hotel for an annual poker game--the biggest in the West! A compulsive gambler, Meredith begs to watch. And he's soon playing cards and losing his family's money. When he suffers a heart attack, Mary must step in and play his hand with the other men or lose everything.
Academy Award-winners Henry Fonda, Joanne Woodward and Jason Robards star in this sly comedy about a fateful poker game in the Old West that results in A Big Hand for the Little Lady. Texas. 1986. When homesteaders Meredith (Fonda), Mary (Woodward) and their 10-year-old son (Gerald Michenaud) stop at a hotel in Laredo, gamblers from all over, including flinty millionaire Henry Drummond (Robards), arrive at the hotel for an annual poker game--the biggest in the West! A compulsive gambler, Meredith begs to watch. And he's soon playing cards and losing his family's money. When he suffers a heart attack, Mary must step in and play his hand with the other men or lose everything.