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The Adventures of Spin and Marty 

Marty Markham, a rich orphan attends summer camp at a dude ranch where he becomes best friends with Spin Evans.
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Series cast summary:
Tim Considine ...  Spin / ... 26 episodes, 1955
David Stollery ...  Marty / ... 26 episodes, 1955
Patrick Miller Patrick Miller ...  Rick 26 episodes, 1955
Harry Carey Jr. ...  Bill Burnett 26 episodes, 1955
Dee Aaker Dee Aaker ...  Russell the Muscle 26 episodes, 1955
Roger Broaddus Roger Broaddus ...  Freddie 25 episodes, 1955
Jim Carlson Jim Carlson ...  Pinky / ... 25 episodes, 1955
Dale Hartleben Dale Hartleben ...  Biff / ... 25 episodes, 1955
Tim Hartnagel Tim Hartnagel ...  Speckle / ... 25 episodes, 1955
Brad Morrow ...  Louie 25 episodes, 1955
B.G. Norman B.G. Norman ...  Ambitious 25 episodes, 1955
Sammy Ogg Sammy Ogg ...  Joe 25 episodes, 1955
Bucko Stafford Bucko Stafford ...  Gerald 25 episodes, 1955
Brand Stirling Brand Stirling ...  Al 25 episodes, 1955
Bill Waters Bill Waters ...  Spike 25 episodes, 1955
Leonard P. Geer Leonard P. Geer ...  Ollie 23 episodes, 1955
Roy Barcroft ...  Col. Logan 23 episodes, 1955
J. Pat O'Malley ...  Perkins 20 episodes, 1955
Stan Jones Stan Jones ...  Frank 14 episodes, 1955
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Storyline

Marty Markham is a spoiled rich kid who has lost his parents. His father's war buddy has arranged for Marty to come to his ranch, the triple R where boys get to live in the big outdoors. Marty shows up in his grandmother's chauffeur driven limousine. The chauffeur, played by J. Pat O'Malley, is also Marty's manservant. He is assigned to help the cook Spin is a popular boy at the ranch who has to earn money between summers to come. Marty and Spin clash. Written by spotter-2

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The budget for this series was $513,480. The series came in about $60,000 over budget, mostly due to a strike by the Screen Actors' Guild. See more »

Quotes

Marty Markham: Did you see Perkins while you were out there?
Russell: Did we see Perkins!
Speckle: If it wasn't for Perkins, we won't be here! We woulda been eaten up by a bear!
Marty Markham: What do you mean? What happened to Perkins?
Speckle: We were in a tree, and a bear was down below, and Perkins comes riding up. He rides right up to that bear, and the bear takes one look at him and high-tails it way over the mountain!
Russell: He sure is a brave one!
Marty Markham: But what happened to Perkins?
RussellSpeckle: We don't know!
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Spin & Marty : Season 1 on DVD !
9 December 2005 | by ZeydeZinkaSee all my reviews

I was delighted to find ..at long last...that Disney has put out the first season of Spin & Marty on DVD ! What a treat to see this again after so many years.I was a kid when it first aired on the Mickey Mouse Club and I have seen a few reruns over the years, but I enjoyed seeing all the episodes in one long viewing. Leonard Maltin does an introduction to the series. Then we get to see each episode in glorious black and white...each one proceeded by the Mickey Mouse Club logo. Each installment runs about 10 minutes and the total running time is just over 4 hours. There are some nice extras too. We get to see Tim Considine and David Stollery visit the ranch where they filmed the show. Now I'm hoping they bring out the old Hardy Boys on DVD.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 November 1955 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Adventures of Spin and Marty See more »

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Budget:

$573,480 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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