PG certificateThe Ballad of Lucy Whipple is a Film programme that first aired in 2000 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Ballad of Lucy Whipple is a 3 star programme

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The Ballad of Lucy Whipple (2000)

Directed by
Jeremy Paul Kagan

When her widowed mother decides to move the family from New England to California during the Gold Rush, teenager California Morning Whipple is furious. She misses her New England home, even though her mother and younger siblings are happy in their new home and life. Not wanting anything to do with California, she renames herself Lucy. But over time "Lucy" begins to think of California as her home.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2000

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Image for Glenn CloseGlenn Close...Arvella Whipple
Image for Jena MaloneJena Malone...Lucy Whipple
Bruce McGill...Jonas Scatter
Image for Meat LoafMeat Loaf...Amos 'Rattlesnake Jake' Frogge
Chloe Webb...Sophie
Olivia Burnette...Annie Flagg
Dennis Christopher...Joshua Beale
Judy Gold...Buck McPhee
Michael Welch...Butte Whipple
Andy Garrison...Jimmy Whiskers
Wilford Brimley...Deputy Sheriff Ambrose Scraggs
Robert Pastorelli...Claymore