The Billion Dollar Hobo

The Billion Dollar Hobo (1978)

Genres - Comedy, Drama, Action, Adventure  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Release Date - Nov 1, 1977 (USA - Unknown), Nov 1, 1977 (USA)  |   Run Time - 96 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - G
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Synopsis by Hal Erickson

Stuart McGowan, once a leading light of TV's Death Valley Days, serves as director and writer of Billion Dollar Hobo. Tim Conway plays Vernon Praiseworthy, a dimwit who inherits a fortune from former hobo Choo Choo Trayne (Will Geer). In order to collect the legacy, Vernon must emulate Choo Choo by going "on the bum".



bum, fortune [wealth], grandfather, homelessness, inheritance, journey