In 1947, Bonita Granville
married producer Jack Wrather
, who became the longtime producer of the "Lone Ranger" TV series and films. Following this movie, Granville retired from acting to become a producer on the long running "Lassie" TV series. Her final film appearance was a cameo in The Legend of the Lone Ranger
(1981), also produced by Wrather. See more
When Old Man Kimberley is shot and falls off his horse, it's right in front of the rear-projection screen. (You can see the line between the screen and fake turf.) This is followed by a mini-stampede over Kimberley's dummy -- amazing when you consider that the beeves might have damaged the screen. See more
When factories first began to send their pall of smoke over the cities, and farmlands in the east offered only the barest living, Americans turned their faces toward the west. They poured into the new territories by thousands; bringing their household goods, fording the might rivers, and climbing the mountains. Fighting Indians and outlaws, praying, toiling, dying. It was a hard land, a hostile land. Only the strong survived. A new American breed, the Pioneer. In this forge, ...