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Martin Scorsese

Boxcar Bertha

Edition 1979
88' - 1972 - Crime, Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Martin Scorsese Composer: Gib Guilbeau, Thad Maxwell With: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus
Based on "Sister of the Road," the fictionalized autobiography of radical and transient Bertha Thompson as written by physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman, 'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a woman labor organizer in Arkansas during the violence-filled Depression of the early '30's meets up with rabble-rousing union man 'Big' Bill Shelly and they team up to fight the corrupt railroad establishment and she is eventually sucked into a life of crime with him.

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Credits

Director

Martin Scorsese

Composer

Gib Guilbeau, Thad Maxwell

With

Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus

Scenario

Joyce Hooper Corrington, John William Corrington

Director of Photography

John M.Stephens

Producer

Roger Corman

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

Sister of the Road: The Autobiography of Boxcar Bertha" (Ben Reitman)

Year

1972

Filmography

Martin Scorsese
Vesuvius VI (short, 1959), What's a Nice Girl Like You Doing in a Place Like This? (short, 1963), It's Not Just You, Murray! (short, 1964), New York City... Melting Point (1966), Who's That Knocking at My Door (1967), The Big Shave (short, 1967), The Honeymoon Killers (1970), Street Scenes (1970), Boxcar Bertha (1972), Mean Streats (1973), Italianamerican (1974), Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (1974), Taxi Driver (1976), New York, New York (1977), The Last Waltz (1978), American Boy: A Profile of - Steven Prince (1978), Raging Bull (1980), The King of Comedy (1982), After Hours (1985), The Color of Money (1986), The Last Temptation of Christ (1988), The Last Temptation of Christ: On Location in Morocco (1988), New York Stories (1989), Goodfellas (1990), Made in Milan (short, 1990), Cape Fear (1991), The King of Ads (1991), The Age of Innocence (1993), Casino (1995), Kundun (1997), My Voyage to Italy (1999), Bringing Out the Dead (1999), The Neighborhood (short, 2001), Gangs of New York (2002), The Aviator (2004), The Departed (2006), The Key to Reserva (short, 2007), Shine a Light (2008), Shutter Island (2010), Bleu de Chanel (short, 2010) A Letter to Elia (2010), Public Speaking (2010), George Harrison: Living in the Material World (2011), Hugo (2011), The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The 50 Year Argument (2014), The Audition (short, 2015), Silence (2016), Rolling Thunder Revue (2019), The Irishman (2019), Personality Crisis: One Night Only (2022), Killers of the Flower Moon (2023)

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