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Snowball Express (1972)

When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Tokar

Writers:

Don Tait (screenplay), Jim Parker (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Dean Jones ... Johnny Baxter
Nancy Olson ... Sue Baxter
Harry Morgan ... Jesse McCord
Keenan Wynn ... Martin Ridgeway
Johnny Whitaker ... Richard Baxter
Michael McGreevey ... Wally Perkins
George Lindsey ... Double L. Dingman
Kathleen Cody ... Chris Baxter
Mary Wickes ... Miss Wigginton
David White ... Mr. Fowler
Dick Van Patten ... Mr. Carruthers
Alice Backes Alice Backes ... Miss Ogelvie
Joanna Phillips Joanna Phillips ... Naomi Voight
John Myhers John Myhers ... Mr. Manescue
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When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, who wants the property, does everything he can to ensure it will fail. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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Come out and have a real SNOW BALL! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1973 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Chateau Bon Vivant See more »

Filming Locations:

Crested Butte, Colorado, USA

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Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Drunk man in bar: There's a fish in my drink.
Jesse McCord: Not so loud, everybody'll want one!
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One of Disney's funniest and best!
24 September 2001 | by jdanaSee all my reviews

I have a well-worn, copied from tv version of this movie that I watch again and again. The cast is wonderful and the ski and snow-mobile scenes leave me laughing till I cry. Harry Morgan gives (in my opinion) one of his best performances and Dean Jones is in fine form with other Disney regulars making this an exceptional family movie. Could we please see a release in the near future?? Families need movies like these!


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