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William Bradford: The First Thanksgiving [1992] (1 disc)

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Director:Richard Rich
Writer:Brian Nissen
Composer:Lex de Azevedo
Songs:Carol Lynn Pearson
Length:26 minutes
MPAA Rating:UR
Suggested Event Use:Thanksgiving
Sorting Category:Drama
IMDB Rating:6.9/10
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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)