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The Apple Dumpling Gang Rides Again (1979)

The adventures of two idiotic outlaw wannabees, Amos and Theodore.

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Vincent McEveety

Writer:

Don Tait
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Conway ... Amos Tucker
Don Knotts ... Theodore
Tim Matheson ... Pvt. Jeff Reed - aka Capt. Phillips
Kenneth Mars ... Marshal Woolly Bill Hitchcock
Elyssa Davalos ... Miss Millie Gaskill
Jack Elam ... Big Mac
Robert Pine ... Lt. Jim Ravencroft
Harry Morgan ... Maj. T.P. Gaskill
Ruth Buzzi ... Old Tough Kate - aka 'Granny'
Audrey Totter ... Martha Osten - Blind Cabin Widow
Richard X. Slattery ... Sgt. Slaughter - Head Soldier
John Crawford ... Capt. Sherick
Cliff Osmond ... Wes Hardin - Bank Robber
Ted Gehring ... Hank Starrett - Bank Robber
Morgan Paull ... Corporal #1
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Storyline

Amos and Theodore the two bumbling outlaw wannabees from The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975) are back. They are trying to make it on their own. When they arrive at the town, all sorts of things go awry. They accidentally subdue the town's legendary lawman, "Wooly" Bill Hitchcock, thus enraging him into tracking them down. They also are accused of bank robbery, and they "enlist" in the Army, and burn down the fort. Amidst all this, the Army is beseiged by someone stealing their supplies. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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As belles, they were ding-dongs... they enlisted, and were rotten to the corps... and when things got hotter... they went to the cooler... now, they're on the loose again! See more »

Genres:

Family | Comedy | Western

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 June 1979 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Trail's End See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,450,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$20,931,111
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Walt Disney Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Photophone Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Harry Morgan played a different character than he did in The Apple Dumpling Gang (1975). See more »

Goofs

When two of Big Mac's henchmen draw their weapons to shoot Pvt. Reed from the train Amos and Theodore can be seen reaching for bags of money to hit the henchmen with. In the next shot Amos and Theodore are standing upright and once again begin to reach for the bags of money. See more »

Quotes

Amos Tucker: Our picture's never going to get in the history books now.
Theodore Olevie: Oh, yes it will. We'll go down as numbers 16 or 17 shot by Marshall Wooly Bill Hitchcock.
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Kenneth Mars as Marshal Wooly Bill Hitchcock
20 December 2004 | by stevehorvath55See all my reviews

First of all, congratulations are in order for Tim Conway for hilarity,and the unforgettable Kenneth Mars' outrageous funny Marshall Wooly Bill Hitchcock character whose performance left me in stitches from laughter! I laughed long after seeing the film when I remembered how did Marshal Wooly Bill Hitchcock go after the Apple Dumpling Gang. In my opinion this sequel to the first Apple Dumpling Gang was a great improvement from its original version in both comedic content and character development, and its story line. I highly recommend this sequel for clean family fun and entertainment. Steve Horvath, Chicago, IL


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