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Arthur R. Dubs (story)
Stewart Raffill (screenplay)
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Release Date:
21 January 1977 (Denmark) See more »
Based on a true story of a modern pioneer family who turned their backs on civilization...never to return.
A family flees the city for the wilderness. They learn to live with nature and more importantly, that when one has family, one has everything. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Robert Logan ... Skip (as Robert F. Logan)

Susan Damante ... Pat (as Susan Damante Shaw)

Hollye Holmes ... Jenny

Ham Larsen ... Toby

George 'Buck' Flower ... Boomer

William Cornford ... Pilot
John F. Goff ... Doctor #1
Herbert F. Nelson ... Doctor #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Bruno The Bear ... Samson (uncredited)

Directed by
Stewart Raffill 
Writing credits
Arthur R. Dubs (story)

Stewart Raffill (screenplay)

Produced by
Arthur R. Dubs .... producer
Peter B. Good .... associate producer
Joseph Raffill .... executive producer (as Joseph C. Raffill)
Original Music by
Gene Kauer 
Douglas M. Lackey  (as Douglas Lackey)
Cinematography by
Gérard Alcan (director of photography) (as Gerard Alcan)
Film Editing by
R. Hansel Brown 
Casting by
Trudy Booth (uncredited)
Production Management
Joseph Raffill .... production manager (as Joseph C. Raffill)
Art Department
Ron Foreman .... set designer (as Ronald Kent Foreman)
Sound Department
Gene Corso .... sound effects
Craig Felburg .... sound mixer
Sharron Miller .... sound editor (uncredited)
Lee Sollenberger .... stunt safety: wild animals (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Stanley Avery .... still photographer
Peter B. Good .... additional photography
Hal Schwartz .... assistant cameraman
Lee Sollenberger .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Beau Barthel .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Bert Lovitt .... additional editing (as B. Lovitt)
Randy Jon Morgan .... assistant editor
Music Department
Gene Kauer .... musical composer: songs
Douglas M. Lackey .... musical composer: songs (as Douglas Lackey)
Other crew
Mickey Bailey .... animal trainer
Fernando Celis .... animal supervision
William Cornford .... animal trainer
Ellen Hibler .... continuity
Ron Oxley .... animal trainer (as Ronald Oxley)
Betty Raffill .... production secretary
Terry Rowland .... animal trainer
George Toth .... animal trainer
Ralph Helfer .... animal supervisor: Gentle Jungle (uncredited)
Lee Sollenberger .... animal trainer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Adventure Family" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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100 min
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Crew or equipment visible: The legs of a crew member wearing jeans is visible at the top of the screen as the bear is shaking the dirt and roots of the riverbank trying to get to the girl.See more »
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