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Is it so bad, then, to be misunderstood? Pythagoras was misunderstood, and Socrates, and Jesus, and Luther, and Copernicus, and Galileo, and Newton, and every pure and wise spirit that ever took flesh. To be great is to be misunderstood.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

Synopsis: William Bradford and the Pilgrims land in the new world. Their first winter is harsh and many perish. Come spring, they meet a lone American Indian named Squanto.


Reaction: Nicely told and a simple way to get kids to pay attention to history.


Personal Rating: 7/10

Select Cast and Crew
Richard Rich => Director
Brian Nissen => Writer
Lex de Azevedo => Composer
Carol Lynn Pearson => Songs
Hugh Dignon => Baker (voice)
James March => William Bradford (voice)
Joe Lynch => Miles Standish (voice)
John Pribyl => Goodman Cooke (voice)
Johnathon Toppo => Young William Bradford (as John Toppo) (voice)
Mark Schwahn => Dutch Captain (voice)
Michael Altobello => Sailor (voice) / Squanto
Michael Howard => Samoset (voice)
Owen Davis => Magistrate (voice)
Ray Porter => Captain (voice)
Victor Humphries => John Carver (as Victor Humphrey) (voice)