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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Jakob Nüssli
Walo Lüönd ...
Otti
Verena Peter ...
Martha Nüssli
Oliver Diggelmann ...
Seppli Nüssli
Klaus Knuth ...
Philipp Nüssli
Thomas Ott ...
Kobi
Babett Arens ...
Lisbeth Nüssli
Inigo Gallo ...
Viktor
Brigitt ...
Zugkuh (cow)
Erwin Kohlund ...
Fabrikant (Facrory-owner)
Klaus Steiger ...
Arzt (Doktor)
Walter Ruch ...
Pfarrer (Reverend)
Mathias Gnädinger ...
Spekulant (Speculator)
Ettore Cella ...
Patron
Margrit Rainer ...
Herta
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Jakob is an obsessive inventor who lives in a Swiss village. He receives unconditional support from his friend Otti, but that is about all; the other villagers do not tolerate Jakob's eccentricities very well. He perserveres in spite of this obstacle and finally invents a viable carriage that does not run on wheels but on a tread. Written by Ørnås

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October 1981 (USA)  »

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