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Casey Jones 

Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Alan Hale Jr. ...  Casey Jones 32 episodes, 1957-1958
Bobby Clark Bobby Clark ...  Casey Jones Jr. 32 episodes, 1957-1958
Eddy Waller ...  Red Rock Smith / ... 31 episodes, 1957-1958
Dub Taylor ...  Wallie Sims 31 episodes, 1957-1958
Mary Lawrence Mary Lawrence ...  Alice Jones 16 episodes, 1957-1958
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Television version of the classic train story of Casey Jones, the engineer of the steam-engine powered "Cannonball Express".

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Adventure | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 October 1957 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Casey Jones, der Lokomotivführer See more »

Filming Locations:

Sonora, California, USA See more »

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Runtime:

(32 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The locomotive used in this show is the same one used in Tales of Wells Fargo (1957). See more »

Goofs

Often, the movements/speed of the locomotive's drivers and the audible puffs do not sync up, nor do the pulls of the whistle-cord always match the audible whistle-toots. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Walking Dead: Us (2014) See more »

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Warmly-remembered TV series from childhoold
18 January 2005 | by ecbermanSee all my reviews

I remember the first time that I saw Gilligan's Island at the age of 14 and immediately flashed back to having seen Al Hale Jr. about 7 years earlier in the Casey Jones TV series. I like Hale in both, but given my propensity for railroad-related genre, I give the sentimental vote to Hale for Casey Jones and the comedy vote to Hale for Gilligan's Island. In any case, it would be great to see re-runs on cable, probably best on TV Land but certainly would be appreciated on Nickelodeon. Also would be good as part of a documentary on the wide variations of 1950's TV westerns. The other Casey Jones that I remember was the very excellent Walt Disney color cartoon (about 15-20 minutes in length) that was always paired with The Legend of Paul Bunyan and Johnny Appleseed, on the Disneyland TV show.


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