Wide Country (1962–1963)

The Quest for Jacob Blaufus 

Mitch and Andy become involved in the dispute between an Amish farmer and his son. The son wants to read books on many subjects, such as dinosaurs and rockets, but his father strongly ... See full summary »

Director:

John Peyser

Writer:

Harold Swanton

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Earl Holliman ... Mitch Guthrie
Andrew Prine ... Andy Guthrie
Peter Whitney ... Amos Blaufus
David Macklin ... Jacob Blaufus
Diane Mountford Diane Mountford ... Hildy Blaufus
Marjorie Reynolds ... Katy Blaufus
Norman Leavitt ... Ike Bieler
Conlan Carter Conlan Carter ... Tex Bannerman
John Banner ... The Doctor
Jim Bannon ... Red Pickens
Art Lewis ... Skelly
Dick Myers Dick Myers ... The Cowboy
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Storyline

Mitch and Andy become involved in the dispute between an Amish farmer and his son. The son wants to read books on many subjects, such as dinosaurs and rockets, but his father strongly disapproves, believing it will lead his son away from their simple way of life. Written by rbecker28

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Genres:

Drama | Sport | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 March 1963 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

[first lines]
[indicating a scarecrow with a beard attached]
Mitch Guthrie: There's the Amish welcoming committee right where it was last year. Looks like one of them brothers, don't it?
Andy Guthrie: Do the crows around here caw in Pennsylvania Dutch?
Mitch Guthrie: If they got any sense, they'd keep quiet. Andy, these people are the best farmers in the world, do you know that? All they want to do is be left alone. They don't drink, they don't smoke, they don't ride in automobiles, they don't want no part of radio or television. Happiest ...
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