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Old 10-25-2017, 03:20:20 PM
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I thought I would put this here.. Moderators can move it if they want.. It has some local history and I have actually worked at Harrison Steel Castings in Attica. Picked chills, worked on the jolt machines and the shake out.



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The image above is a lobby card that advertised this wonderful movie. It would be displayed out front of the theater. What is interesting about this wonderful image is that the RD 4 Caterpillar used in this image was not used in the actual Earthworm movie. The movie features the much larger RD 8 model Caterpillar. Joe E Brown [The Big Mouth] a well known actor of the period had great fun with the RD 8 driving it over half of Main st. and getting in all kinds of trouble. Over the years I have sold hundreds of copies of this film including Earthworm T-Shirts. I now someone are selling copies and it is a great movie for a family Saturday movie night. The movie and a big bowl of popcorn and your good to go. Ed B
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Gene Autry and sidekick Smiley Burnette made a movie which featured "Mammoth Tractors".

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Earthworm Tractors has been one of my favorite old movies for some time. FYI you can download a non-colorized copy of it from archive.org.
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We love this movie here also. Ed, is there a colorized version available?
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