In Search of America (1971)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama  |  23 March 1971 (USA)
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A college dropout convinces his family to re-examine its goals and gets them to leave it all for a cross-country odyssey in a 1928 Greyhound bus.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ben Olson
Jenny Olson
Grandma Rose
Mike Olson
Renne Jarrett ...
Ray Chandler
Cora Chandler
Girl (as Annette Ferra)
George Wallace ...
Mary Gail Hobbs ...
Jeff Siggins ...


A college dropout convinces his family to re-examine its goals and gets them to leave it all for a cross-country odyssey in a 1928 Greyhound bus.

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Groovy Time Capsule
22 April 2001 | by See all my reviews

The late 60's was a different and frightening time and place. Adolescents and adults alike were questioning who they were, why they existed, and whether these gosh-darned flower children kids might just have something. This movie shows all that as suburban Dad, Carl Betz, flower child Jeff Bridges, loose-as-a-goose grandma Ruth McDevitt take off for the road in search of America. Most of the usual made-for-TV cliches and pat solutions are offered, but the mood is so '60's, I didn't mind a bit.

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