A pair of grizzled frontiersmen fight Indians, guzzle liquor, and steal squaws in their search for a legendary valley 'so full of beaver that they jump right into your traps' in this fanciful adventure.
Did You Know?
Finding the hand written note at the site of the rendezvous mentioning white women actually happened in history and they should have said the women were missionaries traveling with their husbands to the Oregon Territory. They were the first white women to go that far west and cross the continental divide. Therefore finding the handwritten note can be considered a milestone in the history of the expansion of the American West. See more
A Mountain Man at the rendezvous (Charlton Heston) brags that he's been from "South Fork to Three Pass!" He should have said "Three Forks to South Pass." Three Forks is in Montana where three rivers come together and give the Missouri River its name and South Pass is in west central Wyoming where it is possible to cross the continental divide on horseback or with wagons. See more
[seeing that La Bont has led a group of natives right to them