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Ephraim's Rescue (2013)

By listening to and following his heart, Ephraim Hanks finds his way in life and eventually provides relief and rescue to the suffering Martin Handcart Company. Based on a true story.

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T.C. Christensen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Darin Southam ... Ephraim Hanks
Richard Benedict Richard Benedict ... Ephraim Hanks (older)
James Gaisford James Gaisford ... Thomas Dobson
Koleman Stinger Koleman Stinger ... Thomas Dobson age 8
Katherine Nelson Katherine Nelson ... Alice Dobson
Mia Selway ... Ester Stock
Daniel Sappenfield ... Sidney Hanks
Nancy Peterson Nancy Peterson ... Martha Hanks
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Cameron Asay ... Reddick Allred
Roger Blomquist Roger Blomquist ... Dan Johnson
Charley Boon ... Arza Hinkley
Ryan Buchanan Ryan Buchanan ... Brigham Volunteer #2
Liz Christensen Liz Christensen ... Sister Johnson
Joshua Cooper Joshua Cooper ... Brother Johnson
Adam Dietlein Adam Dietlein ... Daniel Tyler
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By listening to and following his heart, Ephraim Hanks finds his way in life and eventually provides relief and rescue to the suffering Martin Handcart Company. Based on a true story.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements and some disturbing images
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 May 2013 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Utah, USA

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EPH Film,Remember Films See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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Based on actual events taken directly from journals from those who are depicted in the film. See more »

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My Kindness Shall Not Depart From Thee
Written by Rob Gardner
Performed by Dallyn Vail Bayles
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31 July 2013 | by Dianne ShepherdSee all my reviews

I really enjoyed 17 Miracles, but this movie so touched my heart. I liked that it had some humor in it. Darin Southam did a wonderful job of portraying Ephraim Hanks. Actually, all of the actors did a great job. I learned more about church history and gained a greater respect and admiration for those of the Willie & Martin Handcart Company. I worked at the Beehive House taking tours for 5 years and gained a great respect for pioneers during that time. Having seen 17 Miracles, that respect and testimony grew. Ephraim's Rescue brought it so much more clearer about the struggles they went through and the wonderful men who were sent to rescue them. It showed very tenderly the blessings given by the priesthood in our church. While I do not have pioneer ancestors, I have met several of the descendants of Ephraim Hanks and they also expressed to me how much they enjoyed the movie and the portrayal of their ancestor.


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