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The Capture of Grizzly Adams (1982)

A wilderness-loving man must clear himself of a wrongful murder charge and rescue his daughter who may be sent to an orphanage in this made-for-TV movie.

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Don Keeslar
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Dan Haggerty ... James 'Grizzly' Adams
Kim Darby ... Kate Brady
Noah Beery Jr. ... Sheriff Hawkins
Keenan Wynn ... Bert Woolman
June Lockhart ... Liz Hawkins
Sydney Penny ... Peg Adams
Chuck Connors ... Frank Briggs
G.W. Bailey ... Tom Quigley
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Anne Cullimore Decker Anne Cullimore Decker ... Mrs. Conway
Todd Everett Todd Everett ... Hank Blume
Dan Rogers Dan Rogers ... Actor
Peggy Stewart ... Widow Thompkins (as Peg Stewart)
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A wilderness-loving man must clear himself of a wrongful murder charge and rescue his daughter who may be sent to an orphanage in this made-for-TV movie.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 February 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Grizzly Adams: Auf der Flucht See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Chuck Conners played for two Professional Leagues, the NBA & MLB. See more »

Quotes

Frank Briggs: Go ahead, Adams, run again!
James 'Grizzly' Adams: Not this time, Briggs! A man like you has got to be stopped!
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Connections

Follows The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams (1974) See more »

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Capture, Trial, & Redemption.
20 November 2013 | by AaronCapenBannerSee all my reviews

Dan Haggerty returned to his signature role after the premature cancellation of the TV series, as James Capen Adams is captured after returning to his old town to see his daughter Peg(played by Sidney Penny) when he learns that her guardian, his sister Cora had died. His bear Ben pops in and out of the film, trying to evade hunters led by Frank Briggs(played by Chuck Conners) who knows more about the murder Adams was accused of than anybody realizes... Surprisingly good reunion film "captures" the feel of the TV series well, though the absence of both series regulars Mad Jack(Denver Pyle) and Nacoma(played by Don Shanks) is unfortunate(Keenan Wynn plays another trapper friend called Bert Woolman) Despite this, a satisfying end to the saga(even if it does ignore the outcome of the original 1974 film!)


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