The Ray Bradbury Theatre: Season 6, Episode 4

The Anthem Sprinters (21 Aug. 1992)
"The Ray Bradbury Theater" The Anthem Sprinters (original title)

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An American author on a visit to Dublin stops by a pub where he is caught up in the excitement over a local sporting event known as "anthem sprinting." In this challenge runners compete to ... See full summary »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
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Himself - Introduction
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Douglas
Robert Ball ...
Doone
Ken Blackburn ...
Timulty
Ian Watkin ...
Heeber Finn
Terry Hayman ...
Fogarty
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O'Gavin
Karl Bradley ...
Cinema Manager
Grant Bridger ...
Phil the Projectionist
Alistair Babbage ...
Nolan (as Alister Babbage)
David Baxter ...
Kelly
Maurice Keene ...
Book Store Owner
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An American author on a visit to Dublin stops by a pub where he is caught up in the excitement over a local sporting event known as "anthem sprinting." In this challenge runners compete to see who can get out of the theater fastest during the pause between the end of the film and the start of the Irish national anthem and this time the stakes are the American's first edition of Joyce versus the pub's Sean O'Casey autographed playbill. Written by P. Silvestro

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