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The Quest (1976)

Two brothers search the west for their sister, who was kidnapped as a child and is now living with a tribe of Indians.

Director:

Lee H. Katzin
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kurt Russell ... Morgan 'Two Persons' Bodeen
Tim Matheson ... Quinton Beaudine
Brian Keith ... Tank Logan
Keenan Wynn ... H.H. Small
Cameron Mitchell ... Shadrack Peltzer
Morgan Woodward ... Sheriff Moses
Neville Brand ... Shea
Art Lund ... Blanchard
John Anderson ... Army officer
Will Hutchins ... Earl
Luke Askew ... Crane
Gregory Walcott ... Blacksmith
Irene Yah-Ling Sun Irene Yah-Ling Sun ... China
Mark Lambert Mark Lambert ... Young punk
Iron Eyes Cody ... Old Indian
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Two brothers search the west for their sister, who was kidnapped as a child and is now living with a tribe of Indians.

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Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 May 1976 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Longest Drive See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Cruz River, Arizona, USA See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

This was used as a 2-part episode in the series "The Quest" which aired September- December 1976. See more »

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Narrator: The legend of the Bodine brothers has etched itself into frontier history in the last quarter of the 19th Century. Morgan "Two Persons" Beaudine, captured by Cheyenne and freed eight years later by the army; Quentin Beaudine, a young doctor from San Francisco. Across thousands of miles from the Missouri Breaks to the Canadian River, from the Rockies to the high plains, both joined together in a search for their sister, Patricia, still a captive of the Cheyenne. The legend of the ...
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Follows The Captive: The Longest Drive 2 (1976) See more »

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Too bad the series was cancelled
21 July 2004 | by bcolquhoSee all my reviews

The '70s was a bad decade for the television Western. Bonanza

was cancelled a year after the death of Dan Blocker, The Cowboys, based on the John Wayne movie, which was based on the book, was cancelled, and it's too bad this series, based on the John

Ford movie The Searchers, was also cancelled. Why? Low ratings, for one reason, and probably Vietnam, for another. It's the story of two brothers. Quentin Bodeen, played by Tim Matheson, the voice of Jonny Quest in the 1960s, and Morgan Two Persons Bodeen, who, with their unnamed sister, were taken from a west-bound

wagon train by Indians when they were little. Morgan, who was

raised by the Indians, meets his brother, Quentin, a cowboy, ten years later. Neither knew that the other existed. Morgan tells him that they have a sister, who was also taken from the wagon train. The two of them set out across the West to find her and bring her back to white society. Did they find her? I don't know. The show

was cancelled after three or four episodes.


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