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St. Helens (1981)

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Dramatization of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Harry Truman
David Huffman ...
David Jackson
Cassie Yates ...
Linda Steele
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Clyde Whittaker
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Otis Kaylor
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Sheriff Wayne Temple
Bill McKinney ...
Kilpatrick
Redmond Gleeson ...
Hendricks
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Mr. Ellison
Brendan Burns ...
David Crockett
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Lloyd Wagner
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Col. Arnholt (as Dan Chambers)
Biff Manard ...
Dr. Romarantin
Joseph Benti ...
Newscaster
Clark Christiansen ...
Reeder
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Dramatization of the 1980 eruption of Mt. St. Helens. The movie begins with the volcano's awakening on March 20 and ends with its eruption on May 18, 1980. Written by Neal Harkner <neal@pooh.pageplus.com>

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1980s | volcano | oregon | sheriff | mountain | See more »

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it really happened! See more »

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Adventure | Drama

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PG | See all certifications »
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September 1981 (USA)  »

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Trivia

Central Oregon's Mt. Bachelor was used for the pre-eruption scene of Mt. St. Helens. Mt. Bachelor and Mt. St. Helens, both volcanoes, are on the same mountain range known as the Cascades. See more »

Goofs

In a fight scene between Otis Kaylor and one of the 3 loggers, Otis Kaylor gets pushed onto the floor and does a somersault. Whilst doing this somersault, his hat falls off. Otis Kaylor quickly then gets up and his opponent swings a wooden stick at his face. At this point Otis Kaylor's hat reappearing on his head. See more »

Quotes

Harry Truman: [reading from his wife's recipe] "Baste duck every twenty minutes in cherry sauce." Cherry sauce. Dammit, Edie, how can I baste the duck in cherry sauce when I'm all out of sauce? I guess I'm gonna have to make a load of sauce. If I had any cherries, I could make a load of sauce.
[to his dog]
Harry Truman: What're YOU looking at? The least you could do is set the table!
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Crazy Credits

When the cast list rolls during the end credits, then this can be seen: "Stunt Baby Beau Davis" See more »

Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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Here's to You, Harry Truman
Written and Performed by Corky Corson and "Buckboard"
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Enjoyable
21 November 2003 | by (Hendersonville, Tennessee) – See all my reviews



Dramatic re-creation of the events leading up to the eruption of Mt. St. Helens and the unsuccessful efforts to evacuate the area even with so many warning signs. Special effects combined with actual footage give added reality.


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