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July 1967 (USA) See more »
The adventures and misadventures of a shaggy little burro and a boy.
The antics of a burro named Brighty is set among the grandeur of the Grand Canyon. The animal endures some perilous adventures before finding friendship with a prospector who finally strikes it rich. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Jiggs the Donkey ... Brighty

Joseph Cotten ... Jim Owen
Pat Conway ... Jake Irons

Dick Foran ... Old Timer, the Prospector

Karl Swenson ... Theodore Roosevelt
Dandy Curran ... Homer Hobbs
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Clark ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Norman Foster 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Norman Foster 
Marguerite Henry  novel

Produced by
Stephen F. Booth .... producer
Original Music by
Phyllis Lavsky 
Richard Lavsky 
Cinematography by
Ted Saizis 
Vincent Saizis 
Film Editing by
Joseph Dervin 
Art Department
Donald B. Nunley .... property master
Sound Department
E. Robert Velazco .... sound effects supervisor
Editorial Department
Carl Lewis .... assistant editor

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89 min
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Errors made by characters (possibly deliberate errors by the filmmakers): When Uncle Jim and Homer are heading up the rim to report Old Timer's possible murder, we see Brighty running along the trail ahead of them and Jim and Homer riding along behind struggling to keep up. Jim and Homer stop briefly, Jim asks Homer for a canteen, then for some unknown reason Jim dismounts and leads his mule in the direction opposite to which they were heading before.See more »
[last lines]
Voice-over:This old world has seen a lot of changes since Teddy Roosevelt's day, but his dream came true, and the Grand Canyon will stay the same, as long as there is a world. Brighty has long since left this earth, but some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, a part of the rocks and streams, the wind and the sky. Brighty's spirit lives on. Forever wild, forever free.
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4 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
The most boring movie I ever saw., 14 December 2002
Author: Crook from United States

I saw this movie the year it came out, and although it might be because I was a teenager, I remember it as the single most boring film I ever saw. I guess that's what prompted me to look it up in the IMDB just to see what others had posted. Apparently no one even remembers having seen it.

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