A family leaves city life to take possession of a Wyoming ranch.

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A family leaves city life to take possession of a Wyoming ranch.

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Your friends and neighbors had a wonderful time at the movies...the motion picture they saw will be yours to enjoy in early 1971. See more »


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15 December 1970 (USA)  »

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This Movie was originally shown as a two-part Movie on Television the 1. and 8. of February 1970, With original title "Smoke". The filming started on august 8, 1968. In Norway the Movie was shown (in edited fashion) With Norwegian title "Mot ukjent land" (i.e. Towards unknown country in English) See more »

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They weren't all happy days...
4 September 2014 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

A family moves from Pittsburgh to Wyoming to become farmers in the late 1800s. They face the expected amount of hardships, including a tornado and a murderous rancher. Wilderness family adventure movies are usually fun to watch. This one doesn't break any new ground, even for 1970, but it'll keep your attention. It's enjoyable even if it's stuff you've seen before. Steve Forrest and Vera Miles are the parents. He's for the pioneer life but she wants to move back to civilization. Ron Howard is the teenage son anxious to be a man. Clint Howard is the annoying little brother who likes to make pets of all the animals. Jack Elam is lots of fun as a goofy mountain man and Frank DeKova has another of his Indian roles he was known for. Dan Haggerty has a blink-and-you'll-miss-him background part. Surprisingly violent for a Disney movie. Tornado scene was very well done. Beautiful scenery is a plus. Worth checking out if you're a fan of such movies.


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