My Side of the Mountain (1969)
|A folk singer and a librarian help a canadian boy who wants to live in the woods like thoreau.|
Editor's NoteYoung Sam Gribley (Teddy Eccles) idolizes Henry David Thoreau--so much so that he decides to live at one with nature like the famous writer. Leaving only a note for his parents and taking few possessions, Sam runs away from home and learns to fend for himself in the mountainous wilderness.
Cast & Crew
|Alastair McIntyre - Editor|
|Denys N. Coop - Cinematographer|
|James B. Clark - Director|
|Joanna Crawford, et al. - Writer|
|Peter Thorton - Editor|
|Robert B. Radnitz - Producer|
Plot SummaryAfter his father doesn't take him on a promised trip into the wilderness, Sam runs away from his Toronto home to do it on his own. | The young boy makes a bunch of new friends in the mountains, including elderly folk singer Bando, librarian Miss Turner, a raccoon named Gus, and the falcon Frightful.| Although Sam proves very well-equipped to take care of himself, will he be able to survive a terrible snowstorm and various other dangers?