Seven Alone

Theatrical Release: June 15, 1991
DVD Release: June 14, 2010
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Synopsis

Spring, 1842. America’s unclaimed and unexplored land drew thousands of settlers to the West, including the Sager family. Traveling from Missouri to Oregon, both parents succumbed to the untamed wilderness – the father from blood poisoning, and mother from pneumonia. Their seven children courageously continued the journey their parents began, a feat that truly defines “pioneer.” Here is a heartwarming adventure film for the whole family; this is the amazing story of the Sager children on the Oregon Trail.

Dove Review

As we all know things were tough in the days of the pioneers as they travel west to new land. This is a story of one family’s quest of the new frontier. Filled with the reality of the hardships these families had to endure, this tale tells of a young boy’s commitment to travel on with his siblings after the loss of his parents.

When I was growing up there were many movies such as this one. It portrays the hard life and courage that these people, young and old, had to display to survive this rugged new land. Due to some intense scenes, we award “Seven Alone” the Dove “Family-Approved 12+ Seal.

Content Description

Sex: None
Language: H-1
Violence: Boy plays a prank on sisters; boy gets a spanking from father; discussion regarding scalping Indians; boy pushes brother off from horse; little girl's leg is run over by wagon; an Indian steals boy's clothes; men shoot and Kill Indians; an Indian guide found dead and blood is shown.
Drugs: None
Nudity: Boy shown in long johns; men are shirtless.
Other: Boy shows disrespect for parents; father and mother die; young children travel through snow by themselves.

Info

Company: Echo Bridge Home Entertainment
Writer: Douglas Stewart, Eleanor Lamb, Honore Morrow (Book)
Director: Earl Bellamy
Producer: Kyman D. Dayton
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 97 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Donna Rolfe