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Release Date:
20 December 1976 (USA) See more »
In 1876 two orphans crossed the Rockies with a frontier drifter and lived a lifetime of adventure. See more »
In this family classic, two orphans cross the Rocky Mountains on a quest to claim their inheritance... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Stunning scenery, fun family flick. See more (10 total) »


  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Robert Logan ... Zachariah Coop
Heather Rattray ... Holly Smith
Mark Edward Hall ... Jason Smith

George 'Buck' Flower ... Ben
Hal Bokar ... Sternface
Frank Salsedo ... Mosa (as Frank F. Salsedo)
Fernando Celis ... Half Breed / Hunter
Loren Ewing ... Club
Tiny Brooks ... Fat Mary
John Kauffman ... Indian
James Elk ... Indian
Stan Cowley ... Hunter
The Indian People of Utah and Canada ... Indians (as The Indian People of Utah & Canada.)

Directed by
Stewart Raffill 
Writing credits
Stewart Raffill (written by)

Produced by
Arthur R. Dubs .... producer
Fred R. Krug .... associate producer (as Fred Krug)
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 
Frank C. Decot  (as Frank Decot)
Art Direction by
Ron Foreman  (as Ronald Kent Foreman)
Production Management
Joseph Raffill .... production manager (as Joseph C. Raffill)
Hal Schwartz .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hal Schwartz .... assistant director
Art Department
Robert Googooian .... props
Sound Department
Craig Felburg .... sound mixer
Fernando Celis .... stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Bruno Engler .... still photographer
Fred R. Krug .... additional photography
Paul Prince .... assistant cameraman
Peter K. Smith .... assistant cameraman
Stephen St. John .... assistant cameraman (as Stephen Ames St. John)
William A. Weaver .... lighting director
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Robert Googooian .... wardrobe
Editorial Department
Beau Barthel .... assistant editor
Ron Honthaner .... additional editing
Roy Tremoureux .... assistant editor
Music Department
Angelo Badalamenti .... lyrical composer: songs (as Andy Badale)
Beau Charles .... singer: songs
Lucky Young .... lyrical composer: songs
Other crew
Mickey Bailey .... animal trainer
Lloyd Beebe .... animal trainer
Jim Brewster .... horse wrangler (as Jim)
Trish Brewster .... horse wrangler
Fernando Celis .... animal supervision
Marinho Correia .... animal trainer
Vern Debord .... animal trainer
Ellen Hibler .... script supervisor
Chuck Moody .... horse wrangler
Harold 'Butch' Packer .... dog trainer
Betty Raffill .... production secretary
Tom Simpson .... horse wrangler
George Toth .... animal trainer
Helena Walsh .... animal trainer
Hubert Wells .... animal trainer
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100 min
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[first lines]
[to a deer with a large rack of antlers]
Zachariah Coop:The top of the morning to you! Eh? Well, thank you. That's a fine hat you're wearin' yourself.
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6 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Stunning scenery, fun family flick., 8 February 2002
Author: flikflak from Atlanta

In 1976, at the height of the John Denver phenomenon, all us college kids flocked to the theatres to see the awesome Rocky Mountain scenery. The story did not appeal nearly as much then, as it does now, watching my kids watch it. In midlife I have come to enjoy it in totality. The scenes (Utah and British Columbia) are breathtaking. The child actors are spunky and yet charming. Logan is inimitable in his mannerisms. After a while you are drawn into the situation as though you are part of it. Sit down with the kids or grandkids and enjoy it over and over.

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