The Billion Dollar Hobo

The Billion Dollar Hobo (1977)

Clear the tracks! It's a 100 laffs-a-minute runaway as Tim goes tramping with a locomotive and a canine keeper!

  • Genre: Comedy, Family
  • Release Date: 1977-11-01
  • User Rating: 5.3/10 from 3 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: The International Picture Show Company
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director:
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Vernon Praiseworthy is a clumsy but lovable dope who stands to inherit his uncle's fortune. The condition is that he travel the rails as a penniless hobo just as his uncle did in the dark days of the depression. That seems simple enough until he gets involved in a dog-napping plot. Written by Jerry Roberts

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Directing Stuart E. McGowan Director
Production Lang Elliott Producer
Writing Stuart E. McGowan Story
Writing Roger Beatty Writer
Writing Tim Conway Writer
Camera Irv Goodnoff Director of Photography