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John Henry
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Quinn (as Thomas Hulce)
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Pollie Ann
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Mr. Jenkins
Thelma Houston ...
Edna
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Jim Wallace
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Spike (as James Louis Watkins)
E'Lon Cox ...
Edward
David Donham ...
Capt'n Johnson
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Young John Henry
Christopher Burton ...
Young Quinn
Rick Reynolds ...
John Henry's Father
Lemoria English ...
John Henry's Mother
Kendall Mayes-Taylor ...
Baby John Henry
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Dancer (as Elsie Sniffen)
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Horrible

Horrible acting and horrible script. Glover is even overacting,cheesy. This was not true to legend, not even close. This was more of a courtship show then the real element of the legend , human labor being misused and outsourced by machines.Blah! The sets were lame. The ending was disappointing . The original ending served a purpose, to warn workers to pace themselves or else they befall disaster .I loved all of faerie tale theatre , even the cheap sets. I also liked every episode of Tall Tales. Except this stinker. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Pecos Bill, Casey at Bat, Darlin' Clementine, Johnny Appleseed, Ponce De Leon. Are all excellent and worth watching.


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