www.jimbronson.com - Jim rounds the corner and a widowed woman (Hattie) is beating up her car with a tree branch, he gives her a ride home, and works on her small farm. He befriends and old... See full synopsis »

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... Jim Bronson
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Woody Chambliss ... Abner Hotchman
... Doctor Ron Carlisle
... Hattie Calter
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www.jimbronson.com - Jim rounds the corner and a widowed woman (Hattie) is beating up her car with a tree branch, he gives her a ride home, and works on her small farm. He befriends and old miner named Abner and listens to stories of the Mother Lode which is right under their feet. The golden age which Hattie remembers is rapidly running out of time in her memory, as the doctor of the mountains revealed to Jim. In and effort to help, his bike is damaged and repairs are undertaken by Abner and himself in the old blacksmith shop. Jim displays in the episode he can play the piano, and sings a song for Hattie in the parlor of the cabin she has lived in for the last 50 years. As the moment of darkness befalls Jim and Abner, Jim hears the blacktop calling and Abner offers to cut Jim in on the Mother Lode profits. Abner finds courage in Jims advice to dig and the two are set for a renewed appreciation for life and the gifts which life provides to those whom remain. This episode touched on ...

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8 October 1969 (USA)  »

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Hattie Calter: [as she is beating her car with a tree branch] No manners young man, can't you see I need help?
Jim Bronson: Oh!
Hattie Calter: Well... are you going to help me move this thing
[car]
Hattie Calter: to kingdom come, or do I have to do it myself
[as they push her car off the cliff]
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