American Masters: Season 25, Episode 3

John Muir in the New World (18 Apr. 2011)

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Documentary of naturalist and author, John Muir 1838-1914.


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Episode credited cast:
Joseph Butler ...
Young John Muir
Howard Weamer ...
Old John Muir
Richard Markham ...
Robert Underwood Johnson
Patsy Fulhorst ...
Jeanne Carr
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tom Mesmer ...
Gifford Pinchot
Peter N. Peregrine ...
Daniel Muir


This documentary illustrates the life of John Muir, the father of the Sierra Club and the first American preservationist. The film includes beautiful scenery and was shot at many locations including Wisconsin (where Muir grew up), Florida, Yosemite, Alaska, etc. This interesting and well done PBS documentary includes interviews with historians, archival photographs and spectacular recreations of hikes. Written by Denise E. ARd

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