Christmas Miracle in Caufield, U.S.A
aka The Christmas Coal Mine Miracle

Director: Jud Taylor
Writer: Dalene Young

Release Date: 26 December 1977
Genre: Drama

Based on the true story of coal miners who became trapped underground in a cave-in on Christmas Eve, 1951.
Tragedy strikes a small mining community one fateful Christmas Eve in 1951 when a series of explosions strike a mine notorious for its unsafe conditions. The miners and their families work desperately to rescue the trapped men before an even larger, more deadly explosion can occur.

 

 

 

 

 

Credited Cast:
Mitch Ryan ... Mathew Sullivan
Kurt Russell ... Johnny
Andrew Prine ... Arthur
John Carradine ... Grampa
Barbara Babcock ... Rachel Sullivan
Don Porter ... Caufield
Karen Lamm ... Matilda Sullivan
Melissa Gilbert ... Kelly Sullivan
Bill McKinney ... Willie
Shelby Leverington ... Carie
Rossie Harris ... Tim Sullivan
Stephan Early ... Bob
Jim McKrell ... Clay
Phil Adams ... 1st Member Rescue
Sean Fallon Walsh ... Bartender