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Grade Level: JrH-Adult
Producer: Bullfrog Films
Closed Captioned: No
Running Time: 78
Country of Origin: United States
Study Guide: Yes

Copyright Date: 1997
Available in French: No

The Boyhood of John Muir is a dramatic and compelling look at the early life of America's first great spokesman for wilderness. The themes are familiar: conflict between a domineering father and a high-spirited son; the curiosity a boy feels about his new life on the frontier; the tale of a young man coming of age.

Awards: Gold Hugo, The Chicago International Television Competition; Chris Award, Columbus International Film & Video Festival; Parents' Choice Gold Award; CINE Golden Eagle; Silver Award, Charleston Int'l Film Festival; Bronze Apple, National Educational Media Network Competition

Links: http://www.florentinefilms.org - the producerís site