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The Saturday Film: Earthbound


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Burl Ives , Joseph Campanella
The small town of Gold Rush, California, is going about its business when a family of four from a distant galaxy land after their spacecraft has been damaged. The town is in panic and only old Ned Anderson and his grandson Tommy will help the aliens to hide from the law. Soon the strange family begins to adjust to life on earth, using their extraordinary powers to astound the locals ...
Written and produced by MICHAEL FISHER Directed by JAMES L. CONWAY. Films: p 12 (First showing on British television)


Unknown: Burl Ives
Unknown: Joseph Campanella
Unknown: Ned Anderson
Produced By: Michael Fisher
Directed By: James L. Conway.
Ned Anderson: Burl Ives
Zef: Christopher Connelly
Lara: Meredith MacRae
Conrad: Joseph Campanella
Sheriff DeRita: John Schuck
Dalem: Marc Gilpin
Tommy: Todd Porter
Teva: Elissa Leeds
Willy: Peter Isackson
Madden: Joey Forman
Deputy Sweeny: Stuart Pankin

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The Saturday Film: Earthbound

BBC One London, 4 August 1984 18.35

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