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Baron and the Kid
     

The Baron and the Kid

Director: Gary Nelson

Cast: Johnny Cash, Greg Webb, Tracy Pollan

 

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The "Baron," played by Johnny Cash, is a legendary pool shark. The "Cajun Kid," played by Greg Webb, is the Baron's long-lost son. Once they're reunited, the Baron and the Kid embark upon numerous adventures, each exploit bringing them closer. Based on Johnny Cash's hit song "The Baron," this made-for-TV endeavor is a blatant attempt to rope the fans of Kenny Rogers'

Overview

The "Baron," played by Johnny Cash, is a legendary pool shark. The "Cajun Kid," played by Greg Webb, is the Baron's long-lost son. Once they're reunited, the Baron and the Kid embark upon numerous adventures, each exploit bringing them closer. Based on Johnny Cash's hit song "The Baron," this made-for-TV endeavor is a blatant attempt to rope the fans of Kenny Rogers' similar TV-movie project The Gambler. Costarring June Carter Cash and Tracy Pollan, The Baron and the Kid premiered November 21, 1984.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/21/2006
UPC:
0096009442798
Original Release:
1984
Rating:
NR
Source:
Echo Bridge
Sound:
[Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time:
1:34:00

Special Features

Digitally remastered; Interactive menus; Chapter selections

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Johnny Cash William "The Baron" Addington,Singer
Greg Webb Billy Joe "The Cajun Kid" Stanley
Tracy Pollan Mary Beth Phillips
June Carter Cash Dee Dee Stanley
Claude Akins Harley Medford
Darren McGavin Jack Beamer
Richard Roundtree Frosty

Technical Credits
Gary Nelson Director,Producer
Peggy Farrell Costumes/Costume Designer
Brad Fiedel Score Composer
Paul Fried Editor
Kenneth Kaufman Executive Producer
Michael Lepiner Executive Producer
John Lindley Cinematographer
Paul Richey Songwriter,Screenwriter
Billy Sherrill Songwriter,Screenwriter
William Stratton Screenwriter
Jerry Taylor Songwriter,Screenwriter
Stuart Wurtzel Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Baron and the Kid
1. Friendly Game [6:36]
2. Familiar Ring [4:42]
3. Trailing Jimmy [6:04]
4. Mary Beth [6:42]
5. Intensive Training [8:39]
6. Trial & Error [3:48]
7. Frosty [7:10]
8. Cast & Blast [4:23]
9. Shaky Foundation [6:18]
10. Family Dinner [7:08]
11. Gentleman's Pool [3:51]
12. Nine Ball Championships [7:41]
13. Reason to Lose [5:24]
14. Special Juice [7:07]
15. Speeding to Nashville [8:54]

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