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Brigham (1977)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama | 22 November 1977 (USA)
The life of Brigham Young, the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the better part of the 1800s, founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of the Utah Territory.

Director:

Tom McGowan

Writer:

Philip Yordan
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Cast

Credited cast:
Maurice Grandmaison Maurice Grandmaison ... Brigham Young
Richard Moll ... Joseph Smith (as Charles Moll)
John Mason John Mason ... Heber C Kimball
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Arrington James Arrington
Faith Clift Faith Clift
Howard Culver
Terrence Gehr Terrence Gehr
Michael L. Goodman Michael L. Goodman ... Bartender
Thomas McGowan ... Pioneer Father
Alan Nash Alan Nash ... Gold Prospector
Alan Richardson Alan Richardson ... Monk
Dan Rogers Dan Rogers ... Actor
Robin Russell Robin Russell
Larry Ruup Larry Ruup
Francis L. Urry Francis L. Urry
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The life of Brigham Young, the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints during the better part of the 1800s, founder of Salt Lake City and the first governor of the Utah Territory.

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Driven from state to state... tortured... his people murdered in cold blood. But he vowed nothing would stop him. And nothing did.

Genres:

Biography | Drama

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 November 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Brigham - A Seita dos Mormons See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Sunset Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color
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I was in this movie (the bartender) and thought it was a turkey.
17 May 2002 | by mgoodmanSee all my reviews

While vaguely historical,i.e., the Mormons were persecuted and Brigham Young did lead them to Utah; this film is very inaccurate in portraying that history. The production quality is poor, splicing in badly color-tinted black and white stock footage and clips from the 1940 Brigham Young to show the westward trek and cricket plague. The acting of the minor characters and bit players runs from adequate to exceptional, but to say that the acting of the leads is pitiful is more than kind.


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