Spencer's Mountain (1963)





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Based on the novel by Earl Hamner, Jr., which was the inspiration for the TV series The Waltons, this is the story of a man (Fonda) and his wife (O'Hara), and their nine children. Fonda has inherited Wyoming mountain acreage and dreams of building a big house there for his whole family. Of course, things seem to conspire to keep his dream in the wings...this time it's college tuition for his eldest son.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Delmer Daves
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 8, 2003
Warner Bros. Pictures - Official Site


as Clay Spencer

as Olivia Spencer

as Clayboy Spencer

as Preacher Goodman

as Grandpa Spencer

as Claris Coleman

as Miss Parker

as Grandma Spencer

as Dr. Campbell

as Col. Coleman

as Minnie-Cora Cook

as Percy Cook

as Mother Ida

as Mr. John

as College Secretary

as Graduation Singer

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Spencer Brother

as Mat Spencer

as Mark Spencer

as Becky Spencer

as Luke Spencer

as Shirley Spencer

as John Spencer

as Pattie-Cake Spencer

as Donnie Spencer

as Spencer Brother
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Critic Reviews for Spencer's Mountain

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | May 9, 2005
New York Times
Top Critic

Basis for "Waltons" TV series with great scenery, family drama and comedy...and Henry Fonda.

March 2, 2008

July 27, 2005

October 8, 2003
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Audience Reviews for Spencer's Mountain

It's hard to look at this movie and not compare it to the Walton's TV show. After all, Earl Hamner was involved in both, and based (loosely) on his own life. Still, it works well.

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