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The story of the Mormon pioneers from the 1830's to the 1890's. The movie follows the experiences of Eliza Williams from New York to Missouri to Illinois to Utah. Eliza endures sickness, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Kathleen Beller ... Eliza Williams
Benton Jennings ... Gov. Boggs
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Steve Abolt Steve Abolt ... Missouri Militia Officer
Marcus Gilbert ... David Walker
J.T. Gorham J.T. Gorham ... Young Rider
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The story of the Mormon pioneers from the 1830's to the 1890's. The movie follows the experiences of Eliza Williams from New York to Missouri to Illinois to Utah. Eliza endures sickness, storms, and mobs because she has a testimony of her new religion. Written by Kurt Weiland <turk325@aol.com>

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 1993 (USA) See more »

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Nauvoo, Illinois, USA See more »

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The same blanket is shown during the whole movie. See more »

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Come, All Ye Saints of Zion
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Music by John E. Tullidge
Lyrics by William W. Phelps
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No longer on big screen...
30 May 2006 | by marcel-126See all my reviews

"Legacy" was shown free of charge on the big screen only in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, Utah. In fact I think the theater was designed for this film directed by one of my favorite film makers Kieth Merrill.

Seats were available by reservation, but for years it was difficult to get a seat to see Legacy unless you booked well ahead of the showing, it was probably packed almost all the time. But I managed to see it I suppose six or seven times and now own the DVD. I doubt that there was a dry eye in the crowd anytime this great and stirring film ended and people slowly moved to the exit doors...


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