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Banjo Hackett: Roamin' Free

john bruce producer lansbury

(NBC, 5/3/1976, 120 mins). An amiable Western about an itinerant horse trader (football star-turned-actor Don Meredith) who travels the frontier in 1880 with his orphaned nine-year-old nephew in quest of the boy’s prize Arabian mare, stolen by a ruthless bounty hunter. Pilot to a prospective series.

Production Companies Bruce Lansbury Productions Ltd., Columbia Pictures Television. Director Andrew V. McLaglen. Producer Bruce Lansbury. Teleplay Ken Trevey. Photography Al Francis. Music Morton Stevens. Editors Dann Cahn, David Wages. Art Directors Carl Brauner, Ross Bellah. Associate Producer Mel Swope. Costumes Grady Hunt.

Cast Don Meredith (Banjo Hackett), Ike Eisenmann (Jubal Winner), Jennifer Warren (Mollie Brannen), Chuck Connors (Sam Ivory), Dan O’Herlihy (Tip Conaker), Jeff Corey (Judge Janeway), Gloria DeHaven (Lady Jane Gray), L Q Jones (Sheriff Tadlock), Jan Murray (Jethro Swain), Anne Francis (Flora Dobbs), Slim Pickens (Lijah Tuttle), David Young (Elmore Mintore), Richard Young (Luke Mintore), Stan Haze (Blacksmith), John O’Leary (Mr. Creed), Jeff Morris (Jack O’Spades), John Anderson (Moose Matlock), Kenneth O’Brien (Wiley Pegram), Britt Leach (The Carpenter), Shirley O’Hara (The Postmistress), Elizabeth Perry (Grace Nye), Doodles Weaver (Old Turkey), Ben Bates (1st logger), Walter Wyatt (2nd logger), Albert Able (Rudolf the Bettor), Faith Quabius (Ruttles), John McKee (Official).

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