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Menace on the Mountain (1970)

The McIver family try to protect their home from Civil War deserters.

Director:

Vincent McEveety

Writer:

Robert Heverly
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Pat Crowley ... Leah McIver
Albert Salmi ... Poss Timmerlake
Charles Aidman ... Jed McIver
Mitch Vogel ... Jamie McIver
Richard Anderson ... Maj. Galt
Dub Taylor ... Cicero Everhart
Eric Shea ... Mark McIver
Kelton Garwood Kelton Garwood ... Mr. Sykes (as John Harper)
James Nusser James Nusser ... Ben Forrester
Dan Ferrone ... Lt. Saunders
Jodie Foster ... Suellen McIver
Gregg Palmer ... Posse bushwhacker
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The McIver family try to protect their home from Civil War deserters.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1970 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Una famiglia in guerra See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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An unexpected reaction!
11 December 1998 | by Cal-16See all my reviews

This is a really engaging story in which a boy takes over the male head-of-the-family role when his dad goes off to war. My reaction, tho, was probably quite the opposite from what Disney had in mind. I found myself rooting for the bad guy, when the leading lady was so rude and self-righteous. (Guess that's what happens when someone from the 90's watches a film from the 70's.) All main characters were very well cast, and I'm sure we're all rooting for the boy. Good family values, as are in all Disney films. This is one of my favorite videos.


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