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When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they ... See full summary »

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Johnny Baxter
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Sue Baxter
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Jesse McCord
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Martin Ridgeway
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Richard Baxter
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Wally Perkins
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Double L. Dingman
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Chris Baxter
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Miss Wigginton
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Mr. Carruthers
Alice Backes ...
Miss Ogelvie
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When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, who wants the property, does everything he can to ensure it will fail. Written by Brian W Martz <B.Martz@Genie.com>

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It's the funniest SKI-FOR-ALL!

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26 March 1973 (Brazil)  »

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Aventuras en la nieve  »

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Jesse McCord: [after plunging through a snowbank into a mine tunnel] We dead?
Johnny Baxter: I didn't want to be the first to mention it.
Jesse McCord: Johnny, I hate to add to your troubles, but it's getting hotter.
Johnny Baxter: [Whispered] It sure is.
Jesse McCord: Must be that go-round I had with the widow Corzine. But heck, that was 20 years ago, and she started it.
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Light-hearted Fun with no vulgarity.
11 August 2004 | by (Augusta, GA) – See all my reviews

I am a 61 year old grandfather who is still a kid at heart. I still roar with laughter at the silly antics of the Roadrunner and Wiley Cayote. True, this movies is dated. All movies made in the 1970's are dated now, but this is such good clean fun that I would not hesitate to show this at a children's Sunday School class party. The "surprises" the family finds in unexpected places as they work to refurbish the hotel in time for the ski season; the fact that no one in the family skies; and the shenanigans they go through trying to get various jobs accomplished makes this movie a true comedy classic. In my opinion movie makers, in general, and Disney, in particular, have lost this sense of fun and it is a real shame. If you like this movie, I would also recommend "The Million Dollar Duck" and "Black Beard's Ghost" - also with Dean Jones - and also truly Disney Classics.


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