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12 June 1990 (USA) See more »
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Released around the release of Back to the Future Part III, 'The Secrets of the Back to the Future Trilogy'... See more » | Add synopsis »
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The Forerunner of the "Extra Bonus Supplement!" See more (3 total) »

Cast

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Kirk Cameron ... Himself - Host

Michael J. Fox ... Himself / Marty McFly (footage from the films) (also archive footage)

Thomas F. Wilson ... Himself / Biff Tannen / Griff Tannen / Buford 'Mad Dog' Tannen (also archive footage)

Mary Steenburgen ... Herself / Clara Clayton (also archive footage)

Robert Zemeckis ... Himself

Christopher Lloyd ... Dr. Emmett Brown (archive footage)
Mary Kay Bergman ... Young Girl (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Adelman ... L'il cowboy (as Jason Michael Adelman)
Ray Saniger ... Pony express rider
Kenneth J. Scherr ... Telegraph operator

Dirty Denny ... Town drunk (uncredited)
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Directed by
Peyton Reed 
 
Writing credits
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Peyton Reed 

Produced by
Roger Armstrong .... executive producer
Greg Czech .... associate producer
Michael Doqui .... producer
Bob Gale .... executive producer
Frank Marshall .... executive producer
Les Mayfield .... producer
Jean-Michel Michenaud .... line producer
George Zaloom .... producer
 
Cinematography by
Shawn Maurer (director of photography)
Jamie Thompson (director of photography)
 
Production Design by
Dan Butts 
Bryan Jones 
 
Production Management
Daniel Gillett .... post-production supervisor
Leslie Jett .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Cowen .... segment director
Peyton Reed .... segment director
 
Sound Department
Richard Mortillaro .... sound mixer
Michael Perricone .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jamie Burrows .... costumer
 
Music Department
David Palmer .... music editor
Alan Silvestri .... composer: stock music
 
Other crew
Catherine Meyers .... production coordinator
Marie Snyder .... film clip researcher
 
Thanks
Mary Anne Desimore .... special thanks to
Mary T. Radford .... special thanks to
 

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21 min
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UK:U | USA:Unrated (video premiere)

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2 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The Forerunner of the "Extra Bonus Supplement!", 19 August 2003
Author: S from UK

Released back in the early 90s on the Widescreen VHS Box-set, this 20-minute documentary was one of the first "Extra features" that now seem to be taking over the DVD industry.

As an owner of this set for over a decade, I can say that I think I've watched this 4th tape a total of 2 or 3 times. As with all bonus stuff, the novelty soon wears off, and after you have seen the 3 or 4 cut scenes, you just end up cursing at the overacted introduction and pointless links by the has-been host.

I sometimes worry that so much focus and attention is paid to these features: they are unrewarding and never come close to bringing the excitement that they promise- and this one is a prime example of something that never lives up to the hype. The interviews do provide some insight into the special effects, but all of this has been available in text form on websites anyway (where you can also copy/paste/print/zoom/etc). So if you were a fan you would already know it all.

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