Christian Larsen, wife Anna, brother Bo, plus children Tuliff and Annaliese arrive in Solna from Sweden. Making a home in the vast prairie during the 1870's requires hard work and sacrifice... See full summary »
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Cast

Complete series cast summary:
Bonnie Bedelia ...  Anna Larsen 6 episodes, 1974
Kurt Russell ...  Bo Larsen 6 episodes, 1974
Debbie Lytton ...  Annaliese Larsen 6 episodes, 1974
Scott Thomas Scott Thomas ...  Christian Larsen 6 episodes, 1974
Todd Lookinland ...  Tuliff Larsen 6 episodes, 1974
Lou Frizzell Lou Frizzell ...  Murdock 2 episodes, 1974
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Christian Larsen, wife Anna, brother Bo, plus children Tuliff and Annaliese arrive in Solna from Sweden. Making a home in the vast prairie during the 1870's requires hard work and sacrifice. Murdock is the local shopkeeper and the Lundsstroms their friends. Written by rharlan58

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 September 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alla ricerca di un sogno See more »

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Warner Bros. Television See more »
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Mono

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Unused stories in this short- lived series include "The word is: Dignity" by Ron Bishop and William Blinn; The word is: Giving" by Skip Webster and William Blinn; "The word is: Gizmo" by William Blinn; "The word is: Gulliver" by Milt Rosen and William Blinn; and "The word is: Hope" by Hoke Howell, Robert Yurgatis, and William Blinn. See more »

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Inspired by the Two Part Swedish Saga
5 August 2006 | by azjimnsonSee all my reviews

This one season series was inspired by the two part Swedish theatrical film saga of poor farmers coming to America to avoid famine and an authoritarian regime, released in the US as "The Emmigrants," and "The New Land." It was not unusual for TV to cash in on the success of theatrical movies. Some like MASH used the same characters, some like "Alias Smith and Jones" flattered through imitation ("Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid"). The TV series, "Tyhe New Land," was somewhat in between. It did not use the characters from the films, but it used the setting and general idea. Also the films it was modeled on did well in the Us as foreign films go, but they were not the popular hits the other two films mentioned were. I remember this series being a far above average drama, and not overly sentimental in the manner of "Little House on thePrairie." I suspect it did not have enough action to interest fans of traditional westerns.


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