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The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1974)

After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls "Ben".

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Lawrence Dobkin
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Credited cast:
Dan Haggerty ... James Capen Adams
Don Shanks ... Nakoma
Marjorie Harper Marjorie Harper ... Adult Peg
Lisa Jones Lisa Jones ... Young Peg
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Bozo the Bear ... Ben (voice)
William Woodson William Woodson ... Narrator
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After fleeing into the mountains after he is wrongly accused of murder, woodsman "Grizzly Adams" discovers an uncanny bond to the indigenous wildlife of the region after rescuing an orphaned grizzly bear cub whom he adopts and calls "Ben".

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The true story of a man exiled in the wilderness and how he learns to survive


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Mann in den Bergen See more »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Sun International See more »
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Mono

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2.35 : 1
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@AaronCapenBanne
31 March 2017 | by noobz-84663See all my reviews

I think 2017 is exponentially worse than when you made this point. I'd like to add that folks likely make fun of it largely because they lack the courage and conviction to follow that style of life. I know I want to live like that. I have since i was a child. I'm one of the many that lack the courage to leave everything else behind to have it.

I cannot think of a better death that one following by the courage and conviction to pursue the life in your dreams. If this is my only life then I feel I've wasted it following those things in front of me instead of those things I always had dreams of being.

Adams was pushed to this extreme and brilliant enough to eventually realize that everything that mattered was in the world to which he retreat; utterly free.


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