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Spencer"s Mountain

Earl Hamner

Spencer"s Mountain

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Published by Dell Pub Co .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL7523736M
ISBN 100440981808
ISBN 109780440981800


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Perhaps, awe of them would appreciate this Pages: Earl Henry Hamner Jr. (J – Ma ) was an American television writer and producer (sometimes credited as Earl Hamner), best known for his work in the s and s as the creator of two long-running series, The Waltons and Falcon a novelist, he is best known for Spencer's Mountain, which was inspired by his own childhood and formed the basis Children: 2; Including Scott Hamner.

Directed by Delmer Daves. With Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, Donald Crisp. Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family.

He is respected by his neighbors and always ready to give them a helping hand. Although not a churchgoer, he even helps a newly arrived local minister regain his flock after he and /10(K). Product Description. Spencer's Mountain (DVD) Academy Award winner Henry Fonda stars with Maureen O'Hara as thepatriarch of a rural West Virginia family, a family that lives andstrives for a better life on the slopes of Spencer's encer (Fonda--On Golden Pond, 12 Angry Men) and his wife, Olivia(O'Hara--The Parent Trap), have worked hard to rear their nine /5().

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Spencer's Mountain by Earl Hammer Jr. Recalled the author's name from the creator of The Waltons. Foothills in the VA mountain as the eldest boy is leaving to go to college-very similar to the Walton Read full review4/5(6). About this Item: The Reader's Digest Association, US, Hardcover.

Condition: Near Fine. Stated First Edition. This book contains a condensed version of the original Walton story-- a book first named Spencer's Mountain by its author Earl Hamner, Jr. it also contains the stories: A Prologue to Love by Taylor Caldwell; A Time to Stand: The Epic of the Alamo, by Walter Lord.

This sentimental dramatic comedy finds three generations of the Spencer family trying to make a living in their Wyoming mountain home. Clay Spencer (Henry Fonda) is 5/5(4). Somebody at Warner Home Video must have liked this movie.

That's the only way to explain why or how Delmer Daves' Spencer's Mountain-- which used to get dumped into edited afternoon time slots on television, in panned-and-scanned form -- has arrived on DVD in a handsome edition like ng with the movie itself, the to-1 aspect ratio beautifully captures the original 5/5(3).

"James E. Person's Earl Hamner: From Walton's Mountain to Tomorrow is a truly insightful and brilliant biography of a fine writer who has been largely neglected. Person digs deep into the life and character of Hamner and presents him to us with a flair for language that transcends a mere presentation of time, events, and dates.

Released: - Length: 1 hour 58 minutes Based on the Novel by Earl Hamner Jr. Music: Max Steiner Written, Directed & Produced by Delmer Daves. Cast: Starring: Henry Fonda (Clay Spencer), Maureen O'Hara (Olivia Spencer), James MacArthur (Clay-Boy Spencer), Donald Crisp (Grandpa Spencer), Wally Cox (Preacher Clyde Goodson) Introducing: Mimsy Farmer.

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The book was well written and gave you a lens into life in the Virginia mountains during the depression era. The story is not as clean cut as "The Walton's" giving you a more realist life experience/5(). The real life family who inspired “The Waltons” The Waltons was a television series that was based on the book Spencer’s Mountain by Earl Hamner Jr.

Just when you couldn’t imagine love the characters any more, it turns out Earl based the characters off his own family. Maureen's sister passed away recently. It's only fitting that this be uploaded in her memory. Spencer's Mountain () Official Trailer - Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara Movie HD Clay Spencer is a hard-working man who loves his wife and large family.

He is respected by his neighbors and. I found the novel Spencers' Mountain in a gas station book rack in when I was a 14 year old coming of age. The novels main character,unlike the movie,was Clay boy, the son who was a few years older than I was in real life, so I really related to him and loved the book that was a loose memoir of Earl Hamner Jr.s childhood growing up in the.

Get this from a library. Spencer's Mountain. [Earl Hamner, Jr.] -- Account of a boy's growing up in a large and impoverished family in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. F/NF. 1st edition, 1st printing.

Author's second book. Basis for the film starring Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara and inspiration for the popular TV series The Waltons. INSCRIBED by author on front fep. Book has bumped bottom corners. Price clipped jacket has chipping at spine and flap fold ends and short tear and crease at top of front.

Spencer's Mountain is a novel by writer Earl Hamner, Jr. In this novel, Clay-Boy Spencer has finally reached an age at which he is allowed to go hunting with his father and eight uncles.

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