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The Boy Who Stole the Elephant (1970)

TV Movie | 95 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

A frontier huckster, Colonel Ryder, and a young orphan, Davey, operate a travelling tent show. They are loaned an elephant by an old friend, Molly, who is also a rival circus owner. Davey trains the elephant and the two soon become ...See moreA frontier huckster, Colonel Ryder, and a young orphan, Davey, operate a travelling tent show. They are loaned an elephant by an old friend, Molly, who is also a rival circus owner. Davey trains the elephant and the two soon become inseparable. When the Colonel loses the elephant in gambling, Davey steals the elephant and begins a 20-mile search for Molly, the rightful owner. See less
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Writers
John McGreevey (screenplay) | William Robert Yates (screenplay)
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Updated Sep 20, 1970

Release date
Sep 20, 1970 (United States)

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Parley Baer
Mayor Hancock Mayor Hancock   See fewer
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Whitney Blake
Helen Owens Helen Owens   See fewer
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Walter Burke
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Ernestine Clark
Nana (as Ernestine Clarke) Nana (as Ernestine Clarke)   See fewer
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Tom Drake
Mr. Corbert Mr. Corbert   See fewer
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Robert Emhardt
Cy Brown Cy Brown   See fewer
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Dabbs Greer
Stil;ts Stil;ts   See fewer
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June Havoc
Molly Jeffrys Molly Jeffrys   See fewer
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Richard Kiel
Luke Brown Luke Brown   See fewer
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Betty Lynn
Lottie Ladare Lottie Ladare   See fewer
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Susan Olsen
Lucy Owens Lucy Owens   See fewer
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Danny Rees
De Marco De Marco   See fewer
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Christopher Shea
Billy Owens Billy Owens   See fewer
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Doris Singleton
Lizzie Ladare Lizzie Ladare   See fewer
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Hal Smith
Reb Canfield Reb Canfield   See fewer
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David Wayne
Colonel Rufus Ryder Colonel Rufus Ryder   See fewer
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James Westerfield
Sheriff Berry Sheriff Berry   See fewer
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Anthony Jochim
Property Owner (uncredited) Property Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeffrey Sayre
Poker Player (uncredited) Poker Player (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 7 votes