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The Mooncussers is a 1962 telefilm produced by Walt Disney Productions. It was originally broadcast on NBC as a two-part episode on Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color on December 2, and December 9, 1962. It was released theatrically in December 1966. The telefilm was directed by James Neilson.

Plot

A young boy discovers the existence of a group called the Mooncussers - a gang of pirates that work at night and sends out false homing signals to ships at sea; the ships then crash on the shore, where they are looted by the gang.

Cast

  • Oskar Homolka as Urias Hawke
  • Kevin Corcoran as Jonathan Feather
  • Robert Emhardt as Mr. Wick
  • Rian Garrick as Dan Hallett
  • Joan Freeman as Betsy Feather
  • Lee Aaker as Willy
  • Paul E. Burns as Mose
  • Robert Burton as E.P. Hallett
  • Walt Disney as Himself - Host
  • Ted Jacques as Bill Stacy
  • Dayton Lummis as Commissioner
  • Erin O'Brien-Moore as Mrs. Feather
  • Tudor Owen as Skipper of the Portland
  • Dub Taylor as Fire Tender
  • Eddy Waller as Captain Swain

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