https://disney.fandom.com/wiki/The_Bears_and_I?oldid=3993172, Chief Dan George as Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay, Writing credits: John Whedon (screenplay), Writing credits: Robert Franklin Leslie (novel), Art Direction by LeRoy Deane, John B. Mansbridge. Did you find what you were looking for? Share a limited preview with your friends. When a man adopts three bears, he faces one of the hardest decisions of his life. The Bears and I was based on a book by Robert Franklin Leslie. Yes No. Thinking back to when they wished Christmas was every day, Donald's nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie remember their dream turning into a comical catastrophe, eventually teaching them what true holiday spirit is all about. Chilko Lake, British Columbia, Canada 1 of 1 found this interesting Interesting? Mickey, Minnie, and their famous friends Goofy, Donald, Daisy, and Pluto gather to reminisce about love, magic, and surprises in three wonder-filled stories of Christmas past. In the past, studio locations were not accepted for this list, but they should now be included; please use the attributes field to note this as (studio). The beautiful Canadian Rockies photography adds to a tender story, and the soundtrack features songs by John Denver. Remember to sign in or join D23 today to enjoy endless Disney magic. The film stars Patrick Wayne, Chief Dan George, Andrew Duggan, Michael Ansara and Robert Pine. Fandom may earn an affiliate commission on sales made from links on this page. Goofy and Max retell when they experienced a series of hilarious but season-shaking events ... until a visit from the real Santa made it a most magical holiday. Meanwhile Bob solves the problem of the Indians being reluctant to give up their land for a National Park with his idea of making them all rangers—which is Bob’s goal too. Filmed in BC where I live, it would be great to have a combination of the book and movie sold together. The Bears and I is a 1974 American drama film directed by Bernard McEveety and written by John Whedon. Bears and I, The (film) Vietnam veteran Bob Leslie retreats into Indian territory, where he becomes a foster parent to three bear cubs and fights to preserve the dignity of the Bear Clan of the Taklute Indians.

from Back to the Future (1985): Location: 1711 Bushnell … The area around Chiko Lake in British Columbia, standing in for US wilderness, is beautiful, and the performers -- including the three bears -- are good-looking and move well. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. You’re receiving limited access to D23.com. Released on July 31, 1974. The Nehemiah band of Chilcotin Indians, who lived there, were hired to appear in the film. The Bears and I was based on a book by Robert Franklin Leslie. Featuring the entire cast in a finale of merry, magical Christmas songs -- all the excitement of MICKEY'S ONCE UPON A CHRISTMAS is ready to unwrap for holiday family fun! Edit. There he adopts three orphaned bear cubs and helps an Indian tribe get back the land that is legally theirs. Showing all 2 items Jump to: Filming Locations (1) Filming Dates (1) Filming Locations. Red Fern believes it better the cubs be dead than captive, although Bob explains he is only protecting them until they reach maturity. Where the film falls down is in the dialogue direction. Only include studios where original live-action footage was shot, not green-screen or effects work. Filming Dates. The Bears and I is a 1974 adventure film and was produced by Winston Hibler, who produced many of those Disney "True Life Adventures" of the 1950s. The Bears and I is a 1974 adventure film and was produced by Winston Hibler, who produced many of those Disney "True Life Adventures" of the 1950s. 9 July 1973 See also. The Bears and I could have been produced today. Disney's biggest stars shine in a magical, heartwarming movie sure to become a holiday classic! Directed by Bernard McEveety. Disney's biggest stars shine in a magical, heartwarming movie sure to become a holiday classic! Remember to sign in or join D23 today to enjoy endless Disney magic! The beautiful Canadian Rockies photography adds to a tender story, and the soundtrack features songs by John Denver. In the fine tradition of Disney's superb storytelling, Minnie and Mickey recall the year they both gave up what was most important to them for the sake of the other, making for one unforgettable Christmas. 89 min. Bob Leslie is a Vietnam veteran who goes to the Canadian Rockies when he is discharged.

The movie is very true to the book. "The Bears and I". Recommended Movies. The Nehemiah band of Chilcotin Indians, who lived there, were hired to appear in the film. The movie was shot in the scenic grandeur of the central British Columbian wilderness on Chilko Lake. John Denver composed and performed the song, “Sweet Surrender,” for this film. Rated: G Release Date: July 31, 1974. The film was released on July 31, 1974, by Buena Vista Distribution. The Bears and I (1974) Filming & Production. Although it is 40 years old, it is right out of today's headlines, as Congress just gave private industry the mining rights to a piece of National Forest that is sacred Apache land. Later, Indian Sam wounds one bear and Bob promises to free him when he has recovered. The movie was shot in the scenic grandeur of the central British Columbian wilderness on Chilko Lake. I want to see this book reprinted along with the movie based on the book. This film is a good one! Stars Patrick Wayne (Bob), Chief Dan George (Chief Peter), Andrew Duggan (Commissioner Gaines), Michael Ansara (Oliver), Robert Pine (John), Val DeVargas (Sam Eagle Speaker), Hal Baylor (Foreman). Please fill in details in the attribute field to help us pin-point where in the title the location was is represented, i.e. Disney Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community.