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Last of the Mohicans (1977)

During the French and Indian War in colonial America, a white scout, with two of his Indian brothers, helps a British officer escort two women through dangerous territory, with both French ... See full summary »

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James L. Conway

Writer:

Stephen Lord
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Complete credited cast:
Steve Forrest ... Hawkeye
Ned Romero ... Chingachgook
Andrew Prine ... Maj. Heyward
Don Shanks ... Uncas
Michele Marsh ... Cora Morgan
Jane Actman Jane Actman ... Alice Morgan
Robert Tessier ... Magua
Robert Easton ... David Gamut
Whit Bissell ... Gen. Webb
Dehl Berti
John Bishop ... (as John G. Bishop)
Coleman Creel Coleman Creel
Beverly Rowland Beverly Rowland
Rosalyn Mike Rosalyn Mike
Reid Sorensen Reid Sorensen
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During the French and Indian War in colonial America, a white scout, with two of his Indian brothers, helps a British officer escort two women through dangerous territory, with both French troops and hostile Indians after them. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Action | Adventure | War

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The film takes place in 1757. See more »

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After Chingachgook kills Magua in the river (both are extremely wet), he goes to see his son and he is miraculously dry and well groomed. See more »

Quotes

Maj. Duncan Heyward: What will happen to Chingachgook now?
Hawkeye: It takes a Mohican only minutes to bury his dead...but many moons to bury his grief. He'll wander the hills alone until he's ready to come down. Then we'll both go back into the forest and try to find what we lost.
Maj. Duncan Heyward: What is that?
Hawkeye: Peace. Peace, Major. The most precious thing a man can have. Chingachgook and me, we'll help those who want to see peace grow.
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Version of The Last of the Mohicans (1975) See more »

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CHEER! - (7 stars out of 10)
19 January 2019 | by Front-Row-ReviewsSee all my reviews

The stage curtains open ...

This one really takes me back to my youth. Back in the days when we only had CBS, NBC and ABC for television stations, no VCR's (much less DVD players), no iPods, no Internet ... I think you get the picture. We had TV and radio back then and that was pretty much it. Once in a great while, there would be a movie that my parents would let me stay up late to watch, and this was one of them. Aired on NBC back in 1977, this made-for-TV movie was one of my childhood favorites.

It is the classic story by James Fenimore Cooper for a new generation. Hawkeye (Steve Forrest), Chingachgook (Ned Romero), and his son, Uncas (Don Shanks) find themselves guiding and protecting a British officer, two women, and a singing master after they are misled by their indian guide, Magua. Hawkeye informs the small party that Magua is actually a Huron warleader and not to be trusted. With Huron warriors all around them, it is up to the Hawkeye and his two Mohican brothers to get them through safely to the fort.

This was such a fun movie. Steve Forrest was perfect for the role of the all-knowing and wise Hawkeye. Ned Romero as the Mohican father and Don Shanks as Uncas were also both perfectly cast. Don Shanks was also Grizzly Adams indian friend, Nakoma on the TV series, and would go on to play the part of Michael Myers in Halloween 5 - The Revenge Of Michael Myers.

In 1992, the latest version of Last of the Mohicans would come out on the big screen with Daniel Day Lewis and Madeleine Stowe starring. And though that was also very, very good, this 1977 version is still my personal favorite. Hard to find, but if you do ... give it a go. You'll enjoy it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 November 1977 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Az utolsó mohikán See more »

Filming Locations:

Colorado City, Arizona, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Schick Sunn Classics See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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