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Wednesday Film: The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race

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starring
Christopher Connelly Forrest Tucker
1861: When the small township of St Joseph, Missouri, decides that it has had enough of its two noisiest and most troublesome inhabitants, they decide on an ingenious way to get rid of them.
Mark Twain and his rival Mike Fink will undertake a hazardous, and lengthy race to the Pacific Ocean. This lively film, suitable for all the family, tells of the unlikely and often humorous race that formed the basis of a famous story by one of America's greatest writers.
Screenplay by BAVID O'MARLEY and THOMAS CHAPMAN Produced by ROBERT STABLER Directed by JAMES L. CONWAY
(First showing on British television) Films: page 23
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Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Connelly
Unknown: Forrest Tucker
Unknown: Mark Twain
Unknown: Mike Fink
Unknown: Bavid O'Marley
Unknown: Thomas Chapman
Produced By: Robert Stabler
Directed By: James L. Conway
Mark Twain: Christopher Connelly
Mike Fink: Forrest Tucker
Jim Bridger: Jack Kruschen
Chief Crazy Horse: Mike Mazurki
Eagle Feather: Larry Storch
Mayor: Bill Zuckert
Simon Hollaway: Whit Bissell
Sheriff Benedict: Don Haggerty
Farley Osmond: Parley Baer

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Wednesday Film: The Incredible Rocky Mountain Race

BBC One London, 6 February 1980 18.50






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