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The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975)

Three orphan children strike gold in 1878 California.

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Russel Donavan
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Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale
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Homer McCoy
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Leonard Sharpe
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John Wintle
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Celia Bradley
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Poker Polly
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Storyline

Three orphaned siblings are forced upon confirmed bachelor Donovan (Bixby) in a 19th century boom town of Quake City, CA. After an earthquake shakes the area, the children find a large gold nugget worth tens of thousands of dollars. But their newfound wealth is causing more problems than it's solving, so they agree to "give" the gold to two bumbling outlaws (Knotts & Conway). But they only way they can get the gold is to steal it from the bank vault where it's being held for safe keeping. Written by Tony B

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First they blew into town... then they BLEW IT UP! See more »

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Family | Comedy | Western

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1 July 1975 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Semmelknödelbande  »

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(RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

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1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Last cinema film of Bill Bixby. See more »

Goofs

When Donovan and Stillwell are riding in the run-away fire wagon, dummies are visible. See more »

Quotes

Sheriff McCoy: You two couldn't steal candy from a baby without coming out on the short end.
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Connections

Referenced in The Sasquatch Gang (2006) See more »

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The Apple Dumpling Gang
By Shane Tatum
Sung by Randy Sparks and The Back Porch Majority
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A sweet family picture
29 April 2003 | by (Lubbock, TX) – See all my reviews

I've always enjoyed this movie. Don Knotts and Tim Conway should have done a hundred more movies together. Just imagine what they could have done in the 1960's when both were very hot? It would have been something special. Rent this and share it with your family. You'll enjoy it.


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