Set during the widening struggle for American independence. A newly married couple, homesteading in New York's Mohawk Valley, is driven into a nearby fort by repeated attacks from Indian tribes allied with the British.
Based on the novel by Walter D. Edmonds.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Special features: Optional commentary by film historians Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman; trailer; still galleries.
Issued as part of 21-disc boxed set entitled: Ford at Fox.
Directors of photography, Bert Glennon, Ray Rennahan ; editor, Robert Simpson ; music, Alfred Newman.
Claudette Colbert, Henry Fonda, Edna May Oliver, Eddie Collins, John Carradine.
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., mono.
English, French or Spanish dialogue; optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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