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The Resurrection of Broncho Billy (1970)

The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.

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Kristin Harmon ...
The Girl (as Kristin Nelson)
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Wild Bill Tucker ...
Old Timer
Ray Montgomery ...
Store Owner
Merry Scanlon ...
Counter Girl
Nancy Wible ...
Landlady
Lee Hammerschmitt ...
Stockboy
Billy Lechner ...
Business Man
Robert Courtleigh ...
Bartender
Henry S. Schley ...
Drunk
John Dunwoody ...
Big Thug
Steve Crumm ...
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The story of a young man (Johnny Crawford) who dreams of being a cowboy in the old west, but lives in a big city in present time.

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The Academy Award Winning sepia-toned tribute to the Old West and Western films

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Real People on Hollywood Blvd.
8 March 2004 | by (Central Midwest, USA) – See all my reviews

Hi, Everyone,

I have been walking on Hollywood Blvd. for many years. I have talked with Wild Bill Tucker and many other Hollywood characters. This movie shows them as they really were.

Johnny Crawford is a lovable character himself here even though he was barely 20 when this came out. If you want to know about Hollywood watch this film. The characters have changed over the years but there are still many oddball types who frequent the famous attractions.

A really good movie.

Tom Willett


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