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softball_80



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The Great Adventure      Fri Jan 15, 2010 1:18 pm Reply with quote

This was a favorite of mine as a kid in 1963, and I had to start a thread about it. The general theme was to take some famous, or not so famous, occurences from history and act them out. It was sort of a precurser to a mini-miniseries. I remember Lee Marvin as a grape grower, battling the railroads who jacked up their shipping rates when his grapes were ready for market before anyone elses, and he stood to get a top price. Another was the story of the Hunley, a Civil War Union submarine.

Anyone else remember it? Here's the theme song Smile

Dump duh duh dummm, dum dum DUMP dum; DUMP dum DUMP dum DUMP duh duh dump dum dum... dum DUMP!

Hey, it WAS an instrumental!
 
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paula_g



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Lee Marvin - Grape Farmer      Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:12 pm Reply with quote

Hi...Could this be what you are looking for?


"The Great Adventure" Six Wagons to the Sea (1963)


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      Tue Oct 11, 2011 7:12 am Reply with quote

Looks to me like you got it right Paula!
 
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