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The Mountain Men (1980)

A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight Indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure.

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Cast

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Bill Tyler
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Henry Frapp
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Running Moon
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Heavy Eagle
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Nathan Wyeth
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La Bont
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Medicine Wolf
Cal Bellini ...
Cross Otter
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Jim Walter (as Bill Lucking)
Ken Ruta ...
Fontenelle
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Iron Belly
Danny Zapien ...
Blackfoot Chief
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Whiskey clerk
Buckley Norris ...
Trapper
Daniel Knapp ...
Trapper
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A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight Indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure.

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Adventure | Western

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1 June 1980 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Wind River  »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Many of the extras in the rendezvous scenes are reenactors known as "Buckskinners". These folks had a grand old time making this film. Most of the costumes seen in the rendezvous scenes, including weapons, and many of the horses, were the personal property of the actors wearing them. See more »

Goofs

A Mountain Man at the rendezvous (Charlton Heston) brags that he's been from "South Fork to Three Pass!" He should have said "Three Forks to South Pass." Three Forks is in Montana where three rivers come together and give the Missouri River its name and South Pass is in west central Wyoming where it is possible to cross the continental divide on horseback or with wagons. See more »

Quotes

Henry Frapp: I thought you got lost again.
Nathan Wyeth: Haven't you ever been lost?
Henry Frapp: Hmmm... been fearsome confused for a month or two, but I ain't never been lost!
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Absolutely terrific scenery!
1 June 1999 | by See all my reviews

The Grand Tetons are unmatched for grandeur and are in the background through much of this flick. The plot is thin in places but it's a realistic look at the mountain man way of life. Well worth a view. I rated it 7.


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