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The Apple Dumpling Gang stars Bill Bixby as Russell Donovan, a slick frontier gambler. In Runyon-esque fashion, he is compelled to look after three precocious oprhaned kids. He can't handle the responsibilities alone, so he agrees to an in-name-only marriage to hoydenish stagecoach driver, Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale (Susan Clark). Fortuitously, they discover that a mine belonging to the kids' late father is worth millions. This brings several disreputable characters into the storyline: bumbling "nice" bandits Theodore Ogelvie and Amos (Don Knotts and Tim Conway), and deadly "bad" bandits headed by Frank Stillwell (Slim Pickens). Based on a novel by Jack M. Bickham, The Apple Dumpling Gang was successful enough to spawn a sequel-not to mention several future screen teamings for Don Knotts and Tim Conway. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast

Bill Bixby
as Russel Donavan
Susan Clark
as Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale
Don Knotts
as Theodore Ogelvie
Tim Conway
as Amos
David Wayne
as Col. T.R. Cyldesdale
Slim Pickens
as Frank Stillwell
John McGiver
as Leonard Sharpe
Clay O'Brien
as Bobby Bradley
Brad Savage
as Clovis Bradley
Stacy Manning
as Celia Bradley
Tom Waters
as Rowdy Joe Dover
Dawn Little Sky
as Big Foot
Dick Winslow
as Slippery Kid
Jim Boles
as Easy Archie
Pepe Callahan
as Clemons
Dennis Fimple
as Rudy Hooks
Harry Morgan
as Homer McCoy
Richard Lee-Sung
as Oh So
Joshua Shelley
as Broadway Phil
Bing Russell
as Herm Dally
Arthur Wong
as No S'o
Fran Ryan
as Mrs. Stockley
Bill Dunbar
as Fast Eddie Card Dealer
Iris Adrian
as Poker Polly

Crew

Norman Tokar
Director
Don Tait
Screenwriter
Walter Tyler
Art Director
Herb Taylor
Sound/Sound Designer
Jesse Wayne
Stunts
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