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When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they... See more »

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Johnny Baxter
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Sue Baxter
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Jesse McCord
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Martin Ridgeway
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Richard Baxter
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Wally Perkins
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Double L. Dingman
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Chris Baxter
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Miss Wigginton
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Mr. Fowler
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Mr. Carruthers
Alice Backes ...
Miss Ogelvie
Joanna Phillips ...
Naomi Voight
John Myhers ...
Mr. Manescue
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George Kirkpatrick ...
Mr. Wainwright (uncredited)
Tony Regan ...
Insurance Office Worker (uncredited)
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Insurance Office Worker (uncredited)
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Directed by

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Norman Tokar

Written by

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Don Tait ... (screenplay) and
Jim Parker ... (screenplay) &
Arnold Margolin ... (screenplay)
 
Frankie O'Rear ... (book "Chateau Bon Vivant") and
John O'Rear ... (book "Chateau Bon Vivant")

Produced by

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Tom Leetch ... associate producer
Ron Miller ... producer

Music by

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Robert F. Brunner

Cinematography by

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Frank V. Phillips ... director of photography (as Frank Phillips)

Film Editing by

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Robert Stafford

Editorial Department

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Louis Terrusa ... assistant film editor (uncredited)

Art Direction by

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John B. Mansbridge
Walter H. Tyler ... (as Walter Tyler)

Set Decoration by

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Emile Kuri
Frank R. McKelvy

Makeup Department

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La Rue Matheron ... hair stylist
Robert J. Schiffer ... makeup artist
Gae Clark Butler ... hairdresser (uncredited)
Lynn F. Reynolds ... makeup artist (uncredited)
Ray Steele ... makeup artist (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ronald R. Grow ... assistant director
Christopher Hibler ... assistant director
Arthur J. Vitarelli ... second unit director
Dorothy Kieffer ... assistant director (uncredited)
John M. Poer ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)
R. Robert Rosenbaum ... assistant director: second unit (uncredited)

Art Department

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William Fannon ... second propman (uncredited)
Ralph Mikkelson ... leadman (uncredited)
Wilbur L. Russell ... prop master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Herb Taylor ... sound supervisor
Andrew Gilmore ... sound (uncredited)
Patrick Mitchell ... mikeman (uncredited)
Frank Regula ... sound mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Art Cruickshank ... special effects
Danny Lee ... special effects
Eustace Lycett ... special effects
Hal Bigger ... special effects foreman (uncredited)
Gene Grigg ... special effects foreman: second unit (uncredited)
Hans Metz ... special effects (uncredited)

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Alan Maley ... matte artist

Stunts

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Dick Warlock ... stunt double: Harry Morgan (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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John M. Stephens ... camera operator: second unit
Carl Boles ... gaffer (uncredited)
Ed Carlin ... best boy (uncredited)
Bob Coburn ... still photographer (uncredited)
Bill Ion ... camera operator (uncredited)
John Kiser ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Jim Luske ... camera assistant (uncredited)
Mike O'Shea ... camera assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Forrest Reed ... second grip (uncredited)
Stan Reed ... key grip (uncredited)
Bob Rust ... key grip: second unit (uncredited)
Ted Shinneman ... second grip: second unit (uncredited)
Bob Simpson ... camera operator: second unit (uncredited)
Michael St. Hilaire ... camera assistant (uncredited)
Alex Touyarot ... camera assistant: second unit (uncredited)
Ronald M. Vargas Sr. ... camera assistant (uncredited) / camera operator (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Chuck Keehne ... costumes
Emily Sundby ... costumes
Lynne Albright ... costumer: women (uncredited)
John George ... costumer: men, second unit (uncredited)
Jack Sandeen ... costumer: men (uncredited)

Location Management

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Jeff Bush ... location auditor (uncredited)
Charles W. Geiger ... assistant location manager (uncredited)
Howard 'Dutch' Horton ... location manager (uncredited)

Music Department

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Evelyn Kennedy ... music editor
Franklyn Marks ... orchestrator

Transportation Department

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Art Goldberg ... transportation captain (uncredited)

Other crew

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Henry Cowl ... animal supervisor (as Hank Cowl)
Joe Jay Jalbert ... technical advisor
Catherine Deeney ... welfare worker (uncredited)
Les Gear ... utility man (uncredited)
Michael Goldberg ... timekeeper (uncredited)
Doris Grau ... script supervisor (uncredited)
Ben Hartigan ... unit publicist (uncredited)
Lester Hoyle ... script supervisor: second unit (uncredited)
Dan Novack ... first aid (uncredited)
Price Pinkley ... first aid (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

When John Baxter inherits a ski resort in the Rocky Mountains, he quits his job in New York and moves the family west to run it. Only to find that the place is a wreck. But together they decide to try to fix it up and run it. But Martin Ridgeway, who wants the property, does everything he can to ensure it will fail. Written by Brian W Martz

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Taglines Come out and have a real SNOW BALL! See more »
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Also Known As
  • Chateau Bon Vivant (United States)
  • Trois étoiles, trente-six chandelles (France)
  • Aventuras en la nieve (Spain)
  • Todos a la nieve (Spain)
  • Ena trello... trello express (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 93 min
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Did You Know?

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Quotes Jesse McCord: [after plunging through a snowbank into a mine tunnel] We dead?
Johnny Baxter: I didn't want to be the first to mention it.
Jesse McCord: Johnny, I hate to add to your troubles, but it's getting hotter.
Johnny Baxter: [Whispered] It sure is.
Jesse McCord: Must be that go-round I had with the widow Corzine. But heck, that was 20 years ago, and she started it.
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