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Love's Long Journey ()


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Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered... See more »

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Missie LaHaye
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Willie LaHaye
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Scottie (as W. Morgan Sheppard)
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Henry
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Cookie
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Fyn Anders
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Trent
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Mason
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Sonny Huff
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Jeff Huff
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Miriam Red Hawk McClain
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Sharp Claw
Colin McCabe ...
Sean McClain
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Frank Taylorson
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Barbara Taylorson (as Diane Louise Salinger)
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Mr. Pye
Willie Arnold Davis ...
Bruce McClain
Jerry Louie-McGee ...
First Brave
Tucker Louie-McGee ...
Robert McClain
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Clark Davis
Angus Malcolmson ...
Nathan Isaiah LaHaye
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Elaine Meyers ...
Native American Villager (uncredited)
David Rasner ...
Various Voices (uncredited) (voice)
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Blacksmith (uncredited)

Directed by

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Michael Landon Jr.

Written by

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Douglas Lloyd McIntosh ... (teleplay) (as Douglas Lloyd Mcintosh) and
Michael Landon Jr. ... (teleplay) &
Cindy Kelley ... (teleplay)
 
Janette Oke ... (novel)

Produced by

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Brian Gordon ... producer (as Brian J. Gordon)
H. Daniel Gross ... co-executive producer
Robert A. Halmi ... executive producer (as Robert Halmi Jr.)
Michael Landon Jr. ... co-executive producer
Larry Levinson ... executive producer
Nick Lombardo ... co-executive producer
Michael Moran ... co-executive producer
Erik Olson ... producer

Music by

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Kevin Kiner

Cinematography by

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Brian Shanley ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Andrew Vona

Editorial Department

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Mario Barrera ... colorist: dailies
Lauren Decico ... assistant editor (as Lauren De Cicco)
Kevin Gieseking ... post-production coordinator
Frank Sharp ... post-production coordinator
Larry Yore ... colorist
Lauren Decico ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Penny Perry
Amy Beth Reece ... (as Amy Reece)

Production Design by

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Niko Vilaivongs

Art Direction by

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Laird Pulver

Set Decoration by

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Nicole Cramer

Costume Design by

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Darragh Marmorstein

Makeup Department

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Bonni Flowers ... makeup artist
Janice Heaton ... key makeup artist
Hilda Levierge ... makeup assistant (as Hilda LeVierge)
Eva Robins ... makeup assistant
Shay Sanford-Fong ... hair department head
Noelle Somers ... makeup assistant
Rachel Stevens ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Kevin Bocarde ... executive in charge of production
Richard Morain ... post-production supervisor (as Richard W. Morain Jr.)
Erik Olson ... unit production manager
Brian Gordon ... unit production manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Susan McGuire ... first assistant director
Athena Pesante ... second assistant director
Brian Rosett ... first assistant director (as Brian 'Coach' Rosett)

Art Department

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Mike Aguilar ... carpenter
Sarah Bess ... painter
Jesse Biltz ... set dresser
Victoria Blake ... prop assistant
Juan Manuel Carballo ... carpenter
Greg Castle ... swing (as Gregory Castle)
Dominique Dorouen ... set dresser
Kenneth Gaither ... carpenter
Charles Garvin ... swing
Amy Gordon ... art coordinator
Bria Holub ... art p.a.
Eric Hull ... prop master
Kami Laprade ... leadman
Thomas Lee ... carpenter
Nancy Marchionda ... art p.a.
Jason Mueller ... set dresser
Richard Roraback ... leadman
Nick Sternberg ... set dresser
Don Varley ... swing
Daniel Vilas ... carpenter
Michael Voelker ... on-set dresser
McJoel Hamilton ... carpenter (uncredited)
Andy Hammer ... lead scenic (uncredited)
Bria Holub ... swing (uncredited)
Nick Sternberg ... swing (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Roberto Dominguez Alegria ... foley editor (as Roberto Dominguez) / foley mixer (as Roberto Dominguez)
Jason Brennan ... re-recording mixer
Jason Brooks ... boom operator
Timothy A. Cleveland ... sound effects editor (as Tim Cleveland)
Lorita de la Cerna ... foley editor (as Lorita De La Cerna) / foley mixer (as Lorita De La Cerna)
Paul J. Diller ... sound effects editor (as Paul Diller)
Kate Finan ... sound effects editor (as Kate Marciniak)
Robert Fitzgerald ... adr supervisor (as Bob Fitzgerald)
Damon P. Harris ... boom operator (as Damon Harris)
Eric Hoeschen ... foley artist
David Holmes ... boom operator
Stanley Kastner ... re-recording mixer
Anthony Krajchir ... sound engineer
Cobi Lawson ... studio coordinator (as Jacoba Lawson)
Carrie Layne ... studio coordinator
Nancy Parker ... foley artist
Elizabeth Rainey ... foley artist
Bill Reinhardt ... sound mixer (as William Reinhardt)
Gordon Rijnders ... post synchronization: sound engineer
Michael Sable ... studio director
Gabriel J. Serrano ... sound engineer
Trevor Sperry ... adr mixer
Otis Van Osten ... supervising sound editor
Michael Wetherwax ... dialogue editor
David Holmes ... production sound mixer (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Albert Lannutti ... special effects coordinator

Stunts

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David Funk ... stunt utility (as David Clem)
Gilley Grey ... stunt utility
Clint Lilley ... stunt coordinator
Bryan Ludens ... stunt utility (as Brian Ludens)
Rod Rondeaux ... stunt utility
Sonny Tipton ... stunt coordinator
Patrick Watson ... stunt utility
Patrick Watson ... stunt utility
Darlene Ava Williams ... stunt utility (as Darlene Williams) / stunt double: Erin Cotrell (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Gavin Alcott ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
William Allegar ... dolly grip
Todd Barron ... camera operator: "b" camera
Cruz Bethurem ... grip
Kolter Bethurem ... grip (as Kolter Bethuem)
Dimitris Bogiantzis ... gaffer
Glendel R. Bondoc ... electrician
Ryan Bradley ... best boy grip
Jeremie Brillant ... additional assistant camera
Richard Brush ... grip
Ashley Carpenter ... additional loader
Gregory Scott Carroll ... grip (as Gregory S. Carroll)
Matthew Caudillo ... additional assistant camera
Charalambos Charalambous ... additional camera operator (as Charalamos Charalambous)
Jennifer Cousins ... camera loader
Jeanne Dear ... electrician
Susan Fernandez ... second assistant camera
Nick Franco ... steadicam operator
Christopher Irwin ... electrician
Brad Jenkins ... grip
Justin Jeung ... additional assistant camera
Dominic Mainl ... additional assistant camera
Eric McCandless ... still photographer
Ethan McDonald ... additional assistant camera
David McGrory ... best boy electric
Ryan Norris ... electrician
Adam Peabody ... electrician
Christian Ramos ... grip
Marshall Rao ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Joe Roach ... grip
Dave Rodgers ... gang boss
J.C. Schaffner ... grip (as Jason Schaffner)
Jeremy Schonwald ... electrician
Robert Shoemaker ... key grip (as Bob Shoemaker)
Joe Solari ... additional assistant camera
Alexander Szuch ... additional assistant camera / best boy electric
Jason Webster ... electrician
Gregory White ... additional operator (as Greg White)
Neil Wittman ... electrician
Justin Wolak ... electrician
Ken Woodbury ... electrician (as Kenneth Woodbury)
Ryan Bradley ... key grip (uncredited)
David McGrory ... electrician (uncredited)
Lisa Stacilauskas ... camera operator (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Peter Alwazzan ... extras casting
Christine Babayans ... casting associate
Lauren Fain ... casting assistant
Andrew Stubblefield ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kristen Evenson ... wardrobe supervisor
Ednita Trivino ... key costumer
Shaun Wunder ... costumer (as Shaunda Wunder)

Location Management

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Leo Fialho ... location assistant
Dan Milner ... location assistant (as Daniel Milner)
Richard Streeter ... location assistant
Lindsay Mizrahi ... location scout (uncredited)

Music Department

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Mark Evans ... music editor / scoring mixer
Judy Yoo ... musician: violin solos (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Michael Arnold ... driver
Mike Barton ... transportation
George M. Geminiano ... transportation coordinator (as Jorge Geminiano)
Richard Jeremias ... driver
Nicholas Lindholm ... transportation captain (as Nick Lindholm)
Keith Margarevitch ... driver
Luis Muñoz ... driver (as Luis Munoz)
Sergio Muñoz ... driver (as Sergio Munoz Salinas)
Jean Pierre Ochoa ... driver
Michael David Reynolds ... driver (as Michael Reynolds)
Steve Villanueva ... driver

Other crew

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Dennis L. Allen ... wrangler
Kristin Arnold ... staff production coordinator
Rod Ayers ... wrangler
Rachel Baker-Thienes ... set coordinator (as Rachel Baker)
Paul Balelo ... business affairs
Brett Bell ... set medic
Brandon Bias ... wrangler
Robert Bias ... wrangler
Russell Bias ... wrangler
Stephen Bias ... wrangler
Charmaine Boos ... studio teacher
Ed Boyle ... wrangler (as Ed J. Boyle)
Zach Bradshaw ... production office assistant (as Zacariahh Bradshaw)
Felix Cervantes ... security
Amy Chance ... staff production supervisor
Bill Coffin ... inferno
Richard Cole ... wrangler
Saul Del Rio ... chefs' assistant (as Saul del Rio)
André Devantier ... caterer (as Andre' Devantien)
Michael Donner ... manager production accounting
Samuel Dyches ... set production assistant
Matt Fitzsimons ... production executive
John Frick ... post-production accountant
Matthew Friedman ... set production assistant
Vicki Goldsmith ... production office assistant
Gail Gomez ... accountant
Nicole Goodwin ... set production assistant
Jessica Grossi ... scheduler
Greg Hairfield ... assistant production coordinator
David Hall ... production office assistant
Bill Jacks ... business affairs associate
Dwayne Johnson ... set production assistant
Greg Krutilek ... business affairs
Margie Levers ... accountant
Garret Lilley ... wrangler
Jack Lilley ... boss wrangler
Keith McCaslim ... wrangler (as Keith McCaslin)
Jud Melville ... wrangler
Sonny Pak ... rental cars
Kevin Pelonero ... wrangler
Nicole Ann Phelps ... wrangler
Amanda Phillips Atkins ... development assistant (as Amanda Phillips)
Angela Plasschaert ... risk assessment and safety (as Angela Baynes)
Carolyn Plumb ... script clearance
Charlotte Rapak ... staff assistant
Gordon Rijnders ... post-sync director
Santos Rodriguez ... chef (as Santos E. Rodriguez)
Christiana Rubin ... set production assistant
Sean Scarborough ... set production assistant (as Murrel Sean Scarborough)
Ashley Schumow ... wrangler
Troy Smith ... wrangler
Mary Ellen Spaniel ... studio teacher
Karen Spinelli-Madigan ... nurse
Nelida St. George ... craft service
Linda Stanley ... studio teacher coordinator
Rachel Stuhler ... script supervisor
Bashir Taylor ... key production assistant
David Thienes ... set production assistant
Matt Thompson ... wrangler
Emily Thorne ... assistant accountant
Guadalupe Tirado ... wrangler
Chris Trimble ... intern
Chang Tseng ... production coordinator
Randy Vega ... production office assistant
Andrew T. Weaver ... set production assistant (as Andrew Weaver)
Winnie Wong ... insurance
Miguel Yanez ... wrangler
Genevieve Yee ... production office assistant
Stephen Bridgewater ... drama coach (uncredited)
Torrence Hall ... armorer (uncredited)
Mike Tristano ... armorer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Heather Haase ... special thanks
William & Virginia Malcolmson ... special thanks
Issac Moradi ... special thanks (as Isaac Moradi)
Maxine Morain ... special thanks
R.W. Morain ... special thanks (as Col {USAF-Ret.} R.W. Morain)
Dan Price ... special thanks
Steve Sligh ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Missie's surprise pregnancy sets her on a new course that is both thrilling and terrifying. After all the planning and dreaming, she and her husband, Willie, have headed west in a covered wagon, leaving behind the prairie home of Missie's parents. Now, caught between the excitement of the new adventure and the pain of not knowing when she'll see her family again, Missie copes with the challenges, and cherishes the rewards, of her new homestead. Written by Anonymous

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Taglines On the frontier all they have is each other See more »
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Also Known As
  • Le voyage d'une vie (France)
  • Liebe findet ein Zuhause (Germany)
  • El amor dura eternamente (Spain)
  • Una famiglia nel west - Un nuovo inizio (Italy)
  • Lungul drum al dragostei (Romania)
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  • 120 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Erin Cottrell who stars in the love comes softly miniseries starred in the remake of little house on the Prairie remake miniseries . While the love comes softly miniseries is directed by micheal Landon jr who's father was micheal Landon who starred in the original little house on the Prairie TV series and who also starred in Bonanza See more »
Goofs In an outdoor scene toward the end of the movie there is a long, flowing airplane track streaking across the sky. See more »
Movie Connections Followed by Love's Abiding Joy (2006). See more »
Quotes Missie: How. I'm Missie LaHaye; my husband and I homestead this place.
[makes gestures with her hands]
Missie: We raise, uh, cattle.
[makes horns]
Miriam McCain: [puts up her hand to stop Missie] "This How, what is that supposed to mean?"
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