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Movies: “Spencer’s Mountain”

May 15, 1963 - Today’s new film is “Spencer’s Mountain,” with Henry Fonda and Maureen O’Hara, opening at the Radio City Music Hall. The family drama was written, directed, and produced by Delmer Daves from the 1961 novel of the same name by Earl Hamner Jr. “Spencer's Mountain” features the majestic scenery of Wyoming’s Teton Range, as photographed by cinematographer Charles Lawton in color using Panavision. The story deals with Clay Spencer (Fonda), family patriarch who carefully navigates issues of religion and education in order to create a brighter future for his family.


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