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Seasons:
1 | 2
Release Date:
19 January 1980 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The adventures of the Chisholm family as they travel west in 1844. Full summary »
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Cast

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Robert Preston ... Hadley Chisholm (9 episodes, 1979-1980)

Ben Murphy ... Will Chisholm (8 episodes, 1979-1980)

James Van Patten ... Bo Chisholm (8 episodes, 1979-1980)

Susan Swift ... Annabel Chisholm / ... (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Rosemarie Harris ... Minerva Chisholm (4 episodes, 1979)

Rosemary Harris ... Minerva Chisholm (4 episodes, 1980)

Brian Kerwin ... Gideon Chisholm (4 episodes, 1979)

Brett Cullen ... Gideon Chisholm (4 episodes, 1980)

Stacey Nelkin ... Bonnie Sue Chisholm (4 episodes, 1979)

Delta Burke ... Bonnie Sue Chisholm (4 episodes, 1980)
Reid Smith ... Lester Hackett (4 episodes, 1980)

Victoria Racimo ... Keewidinok (4 episodes, 1980)

Mitchell Ryan ... Cooper Hawkins (4 episodes, 1980)
Devon Ericson ... Betsy O'Neal (4 episodes, 1980)
Guich Koock ... Frank O'Neal (4 episodes, 1980)
Les Lannom ... Jeremy / ... (4 episodes, 1980)
Charles Frank ... Lester Hackett (3 episodes, 1979)

Donald Moffat ... Enos (3 episodes, 1980)
Ed Bruce ... Scott (3 episodes, 1980)
Sandra Griego ... Keewedinok / ... (2 episodes, 1979)

David Hayward ... Timothy Oates (2 episodes, 1979)

Jerry Hardin ... Jonah Comyns (2 episodes, 1979)
Tenaya Torres ... Youngest Daughter (2 episodes, 1979)

Billy Drago ... Teetonkah / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Geno Silva ... Ferocious Storm (2 episodes, 1979)
Nick Ramus ... Chief Tehohane (2 episodes, 1980)

Ronald G. Joseph ... Otakay / ... (2 episodes, 1979)
Joe 'Running Fox' Garcia ... Howahkan (2 episodes, 1979)
Katie Hanley ... Sarah Comyns (2 episodes, 1979)
Don Shanks ... Enapay (2 episodes, 1979)
Roy J. Cohoe ... Menotah (2 episodes, 1980)

Emilio Delgado ... Half Breed / ... (2 episodes, 1979)

Mike Genovese ... Bartender (2 episodes, 1979)
Frank Noel ... McVeety (2 episodes, 1980)
John Aspiras ... Brule / ... (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Henry Wills ... Manley (2 episodes, 1980)

Christopher Allport ... Franz / ... (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
Ben Piazza ... Sutter (2 episodes, 1980)
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Series Directed by
Mel Stuart (9 episodes, 1979-1980)
Edward M. Abroms (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Writing credits
Evan Hunter (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
David Dortort (9 episodes, 1979-1980)
Corey Blechman (4 episodes, 1980)
Paul Savage (3 episodes, 1980)

Series Produced by
Paul Freeman .... producer (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
Alan Landsburg .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1979-1980)
Gary Credle .... associate producer (4 episodes, 1979)
David Dortort .... executive producer (3 episodes, 1979)
F.A. Miller .... associate producer (3 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Original Music by
Elmer Bernstein (unknown episodes)
Gerald Fried (unknown episodes)
William Kraft (unknown episodes)
 
Series Cinematography by
Jacques R. Marquette (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
 
Series Film Editing by
Corky Ehlers (4 episodes, 1979-1980)
Art Stafford (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
 
Series Casting by
Vicki Rosenberg (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Production Design by
Steven P. Sardanis (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Art Direction by
Fred Price (4 episodes, 1979)
Steven P. Sardanis (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Charles B. Pierce (4 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Makeup Department
Monique DeSart .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1979)
Jim Kail .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1979)
Bette Iverson .... hair stylist (4 episodes, 1980)
Doug Kelly .... makeup artist (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Production Management
Gary Credle .... production manager / executive production manager (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Kay Hoffman .... post-production executive (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Howard Lipstone .... executive in charge of production (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Tony Pinker .... post-production coordinator (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Christina Friedgen .... post-production supervisor (4 episodes, 1979)
Vicky Riley .... post-production liaison (4 episodes, 1979)
F.A. Miller .... unit production manager / production manager (4 episodes, 1980)
George Copanas .... post-production assistant / production associate (2 episodes, 1979-1980)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Skip Cosper .... first assistant director (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Joe Florence .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1979)
Bradley M. Gross .... second assistant director (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Art Department
Kenneth L. Westcott .... property master (4 episodes, 1979)
Terry Ballard .... property master (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Sound Department
Eddie Knowles .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 1979)
Bobby Miller .... sound mixer (4 episodes, 1980)
Bill Voigtlander .... looping editor (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Stunts
Henry Wills .... stunt coordinator (4 episodes, 1979)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Robert Blair .... key grip (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
David Marsik .... gaffer (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
John Kiser .... camera operator (4 episodes, 1980)
Lutz Hapke .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)
Sven Walnum .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1979)

Michael R. Marquette .... assistant camera (unknown episodes)
 
Series Casting Department
Liz Keigley .... location casting (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Shari Rhodes .... location casting (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tom Costick .... costumes (4 episodes, 1979)
Michael Butler .... wardrobe (4 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Editorial Department
Kristi Johns .... assistant editor / supervising assistant (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Mary Nelson-Duerrstein .... negative cutter (3 episodes, 1979)
Corky Ehlers .... supervising editor (3 episodes, 1980)
Michael N. Knue .... assistant editor (1 episode, 1980)

Maureen O'Connell .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Aaron Copland .... themes (7 episodes, 1979-1980)
Elmer Bernstein .... conductor / music adapted by (4 episodes, 1979)
William Kraft .... additional original music / music adaptation (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Transportation Department
Jerry Sidwell .... transportation (6 episodes, 1980)
David Shaffer .... transportation captain (4 episodes, 1979)
Gary Littlefield .... transportation coordinator (2 episodes, 1980)
 
Series Other crew
Jackson Gillis .... executive story consultant (9 episodes, 1980)
Bob Ames .... production auditor / production control (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Tom Davies .... production assistant (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Marilyn Lassen .... assistant to executive producer (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
Ron Von Schimmelmann .... location auditor (8 episodes, 1979-1980)
George American Horse .... technical advisor (4 episodes, 1979)
Rob Harland .... location manager (4 episodes, 1979)
Morgan .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1979)
Janice Peters .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 1979)
Terry Robertson .... production secretary (4 episodes, 1979)
Laura Hoffman .... production coordinator (4 episodes, 1980)
Bobby Howard .... location manager (4 episodes, 1980)
Grady Jones .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1980)
Deborah Love .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1980)
Shatsie Wardell .... script supervisor (4 episodes, 1980)
A.D. Oppenheim .... production assistant (2 episodes, 1979)

David Dortort .... concept creator (unknown episodes)
 
Series Thanks
The Westernaires .... special thanks (1 episode, 1980)
 

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60 min | 720 min (4 episodes)
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
one of my favorite movies, 5 October 2006
Author: bsduren from United States

I saw this movie as a copy my mother-in-law made off of TV. I saw it in 1985 I think it was. I loved it because it was about traveling west and a wonderful family.I loved the music in it. It is a very long movie, a mini series. It is fun to watch as a family. We watch it together as a family about once a year.My children love it too. It does have some swearing but not too bad. I think this movie draws our family closer together. My mother-in-law gave us the video she made and we recorded it again a few years ago, and now that copy is going bad too.I wish I could get another copy of this movie but it is not sold any where.I am going to try to record it again but it is very damaged.Iwould love to buy this movie if it is available at all any where.Any body that loves family movies especially about traveling west will thoroughly enjoy "The Chisholms".

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