The Apple Dumpling Gang [Special Edition] [DVD] [1975]

This live-action comedy Western from Walt Disney Pictures gets an upscale presentation for this special edition DVD release. The Apple Dumpling Gang has been given a THX-approved letterboxed transfer to disc in the widescreen aspect ratio of 1.75:1, which has been enhanced for anamorphic playback on 16 x 9 monitors. The audio has been remixed in Dolby Digital 5.1 and the dialogue is in English with optional Spanish subtitles. Bonus materials include a commentary track featuring cast members Tim Conway, Don Knotts, Susan Clark, and Brad Savage; a documentary on the making of the film; a cartoon short, Two Gun Goofy; an interview with Tim Conway; a gallery of production stills; biographies of the key cast and crew members; trailers for other Disney DVD titles; audio and video tests for fine-tuning your home entertainment system; and much more.
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Special Features

  • Audio commentary with Susan Clark, Tim Conway, Don Knotts and Brad Savage
  • Cartoon: "Two Gun Goofy"
  • "A Look Back With the Gang"
  • Conversations with Tim Conway
  • "Disney's Rootin' Tootin' Cowboy Heroes"
  • "Lost Treasures: The Disney Back Lot"
  • 1975 Disney Studio album
  • Production stills
  • Biographies: Bill Bixby, Brad Savage, Clay O'Brien, Don Knotts, Harry Morgan, Norman Tokar, Slim Pickens, Stacy Manning, Susan Clark, and Tim Conway
  • Lobby cards, posters, publicity, and comic book
  • Closed Captioned

Synopsis

The Apple Dumpling Gang
The Apple Dumpling Gang stars Bill Bixby as Russell Donovan, a slick frontier gambler. In Runyon-esque fashion, he is compelled to look after three precocious oprhaned kids. He can't handle the responsibilities alone, so he agrees to an in-name-only marriage to hoydenish stagecoach driver, Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale (Susan Clark). Fortuitously, they discover that a mine belonging to the kids' late father is worth millions. This brings several disreputable characters into the storyline: bumbling "nice" bandits Theodore Ogelvie and Amos (Don Knotts and Tim Conway), and deadly "bad" bandits headed by Frank Stillwell (Slim Pickens). Based on a novel by Jack M. Bickham, The Apple Dumpling Gang was successful enough to spawn a sequel-not to mention several future screen teamings for Don Knotts and Tim Conway. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Bill Bixby
    Bill Bixby - Russel Donavan
  • Susan Clark
    Susan Clark - Magnolia Dusty Clydesdale
  • Don Knotts
    Don Knotts - Theodore Ogelvie
  • Tim Conway
    Tim Conway - Amos
  • David Wayne
    David Wayne - Col. T.R. Cyldesdale

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