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John Muir in the New World 

Documentary of naturalist and author, John Muir 1838-1914.

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Catherine Tatge
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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Jane Alexander ... Narrator
Graeme Malcolm Graeme Malcolm ... John Muir (voice)
Mary Beth Peil ... Mrs. Carr (voice)
Bill Buel Bill Buel ... Underwood Johnson (voice)
Joseph Butler Joseph Butler ... Young John Muir
Howard Weamer Howard Weamer ... Old John Muir
Richard Markham Richard Markham ... Robert Underwood Johnson
Patsy Fulhorst Patsy Fulhorst ... Jeanne Carr
Jacqueline L. Andersen Jacqueline L. Andersen ... Louie Muir
Dick W. Ryon Dick W. Ryon ... Ralph Waldo Emerson
Hansel Kern Hansel Kern ... Mr. Carr
Brennan Kearney Brennan Kearney ... 12-year-old John Muir
Peter N. Peregrine Peter N. Peregrine ... Daniel Muir (as Peter Peregrine)
Lisa Hagenow Lisa Hagenow ... Anne Muir
Trevor Kearney Trevor Kearney ... David Muir
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This documentary illustrates the life of John Muir, the father of the Sierra Club and the first American preservationist. The film includes beautiful scenery and was shot at many locations including Wisconsin (where Muir grew up), Florida, Yosemite, Alaska, etc. This interesting and well done PBS documentary includes interviews with historians, archival photographs and spectacular recreations of hikes. Written by Denise E. ARd

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Certificate:

G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 April 2011 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Alaska, USA See more »

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Budget:

$1,250,000 (estimated)
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Color
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The episode won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Music Composition for a Series (Original Dramatic Score). See more »

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