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Tall tale : [the unbelievable adventure].

Chechik, Jeremiah (Added Author). Bloom, Steven L. (Steven Lawrence), 1956- (Added Author). Rodat, Robert. (Added Author). Roth, Joe, 1948- (Added Author). Birnbaum, Roger. (Added Author). Swayze, Patrick. (Added Author). Glenn, Scott, 1942- (Added Author). Platt, Oliver. (Added Author). Directed by Jeremiah Chechik. (Cast).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 96 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Walt Disney Pictures : 1995.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Jeremiah Chechik.
Participant or Performer Note: Patrick Swayze, Scott Glenn, Oliver Platt.
Summary, etc.: In this fable of American folklore, set shortly after the turn of the century when the ending of the frontier collided with modern technology, young Daniel Hackett is working on the family farm in the west but dreams of automobiles, electricity and everything else progress may bring. Progress also brings land developers who want the family property. Daniel's father refuses to sell and soon Daniel finds himself on the run from a gunslinger to obtain the deed at any cost, and travels into the world of the mythic heroes of the west that his father had always told him stories about: the world of Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyon, John Henry, and Calamity Jane.
Target Audience Note: Rated PG.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Pecos Bill (Legendary character) > Juvenile drama.
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) > Juvenile drama.
John Henry (Legendary character) > Juvenile drama.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile drama.
Pecos Bill (Legendary character) > Juvenile films.
Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) > Juvenile films.
John Henry (Legendary character) > Juvenile films.
Folklore > United States > Juvenile films.

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