Unidentified Flying Oddball

Unidentified Flying Oddball

Director: Russ Mayberry

Cast: Dennis Dugan, Kenneth More, Jim Dale

     
 

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We prefer the original release title of Disney's A Spaceman in King Arthur's Court: Unidentified Flying Oddball. In this new twist on an old Mark Twain yarn, NASA scientist Dennis Dugan and his robot clone are whisked back in time to the days of King Arthur (Kenneth More). After performing several acts of "sorcery" with the state-of-the-art paraphernalia

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We prefer the original release title of Disney's A Spaceman in King Arthur's Court: Unidentified Flying Oddball. In this new twist on an old Mark Twain yarn, NASA scientist Dennis Dugan and his robot clone are whisked back in time to the days of King Arthur (Kenneth More). After performing several acts of "sorcery" with the state-of-the-art paraphernalia at his disposal, Dugan incurs the wrath of in-house magician Merlin (Ron Moody). Jim Dale costars as the most hyperkinetic Sir Mordred that you're ever likely too see. Previous versions of Twain's Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court were filmed in 1921, 1931 and 1948; Spaceman in King Arthur's Court would be followed by an early-1990s TV adaptation of Connecticut Yankee starring The Cosby Show's Keshia Knight Pulliam, and by Disney's 1995 theatrical feature, A Kid in King Arthur's Court.

Product Details

Release Date:
04/06/1999
UPC:
0013131071931
Original Release:
1979
Rating:
NR
Source:
Starz / Anchor Bay

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dennis Dugan Tom Trimble
Kenneth More King Arthur
Jim Dale Sir Mordred
Ron Moody Merlin
John Le Mesurier Sir Gawain
Rodney Bewes Clarence
Sheila White Alisande
Robert Beatty Sen. Milburn
Cyril Shaps Dr. Zimmerman
Kevin Brennan Winston
Ewen Solon Watkins
Pat Roach Oaf
Reg Lye Prisoner
Ron Goodwin Conductor

Technical Credits
Russ Mayberry Director
Ron Ballanger Special Effects
Paul Beeson Cinematographer
Peter Boita Editor
Mike Collins Special Effects
Cliff Culley Special Effects
Phyllis Dalton Costumes/Costume Designer
Walt Disney Producer
Ron Goodwin Score Composer
Ron Miller Producer
Don Tait Screenwriter
Albert Witherick Art Director
Mark Twain Source Author

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