Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (1978)

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Movie Info

This made-for-TV movie relates the true story of the infamous Donner Party, the group of unlucky pioneers who were stranded in the Rockies by a snowstorm and had to eat the bodies of the dead to survive.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Action & Adventure , Drama
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Written By:
Runtime:
Studio:
Sunn Classic Pictures

Cast

Royal Dano
as Sutter
Andrew Prine
as Keyser
John Anderson
as Patrick Breen
Michael Callan
as William Eddy
Gregory Walcott
as Will McKutcheon
Diane McBain
as Margaret Reed
Whit Bissell
as Uncle Billy Graves
John Doucette
as George Donner
Cindy Eilbacher
as Mary Graves
Robert Fuller
as James Reed (Narrator)
Peg Stewart
as Mrs. Breen
Reid Cruickshanks
as John Snyder
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All Critics (1)

This not particularly tasty episode in American history is given the blandest possible treatment.

Full Review… | June 14, 2006
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