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"Spencer's Mountain" written by Earl Hamner is the book that inspired "The Walton's" television series and the movie "Spencer's Mountain". 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(). Buy a cheap copy of Spencer's Mountain book by Earl Hamner Jr.. The classic novel that inspired the television series The Waltons, read by the series star. Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.
Buy Spencer's Mountain by Earl Hamner online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 3 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $1, Other articles where Spencer’s Mountain is discussed: Delmer Daves: Later films: In Daves directed Spencer’s Mountain, a precursor to The Waltons TV series. The family drama featured Henry Fonda and Maureen O’Hara as a rural couple overcoming adversity. After Youngblood Hawke (), an adaptation of Herman Wouk’s best seller, Daves made his last picture, The Battle of the Villa.
For generations, the Spencers lived on the mountain that still bears their name in the Blue Hills of Virginia. But the hard times changed everything. Now Clay Spencer works at the local mill in New Dominion and lives with his family in housing provided by the company. A proud patriarch, he is determined to build his loved ones a new home in the. Breakfast - 8am to 11am Lunch - 11am to pm Dinner - pm to 10pm Sunday Brunch - 8am to pm.
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"Spencer's Mountain" written by Earl Hamner is the book that inspired "The Walton's" television series and the movie "Spencer's Mountain". 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 by: 1. "Spencer's Mountain" is the story of a rural Virginia family - rich in core values but poor in actual cash - Now that I've read the book, I can see the movie was surprisingly loyal to it, with changes primarily to location (movie was Wyoming Tetons, book Virginia Appalachians) and time period (movie was 's, book 's)/5.
Spencer's Mountain Mass Market Spencers mountain. book – January 1, by Earl Hamner Jr. (Author)/5(5). In this classic novel that inspired the TV series The Waltons, a father struggles to support his large family in Depression-era rural Spencers mountain.
book. For generations, the Spencers lived on the mountain that still bears their name in the Blue Hills of Virginia. But the hard Brand: RosettaBooks. Spencer's Mountain by Fonda,Henry Ddwa and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Clay Spencer, his wife Olivia Spencer and their nine children are the third and fourth generations of Spencers who have lived on Spencer's Mountain in the Snake River Valley nestled within the Grand Tetons of Wyoming.
Like generations before them, they are uneducated and poor but hard working. Despite abhorring religion, Clay has allowed Livie. Spencer's Mountain is an American family drama film written, directed, and produced in by Delmer Daves from a novel by Earl Hamner, Jr.
The film stars Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, and in early appearances in their careers, James MacArthur, Veronica Cartwright, and Victor French.
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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 for both the film Children: 2; Including Scott Hamner.
This is a wonderful book. The characters are very well thought out. It's well worth reading again in a few years. Actually, it would be well for this book to be "recommended reading" for today's high schoolers. Perhaps, awe of them would appreciate this age of wealth they've been born : Hamner later wrote another book with a similar theme and setting called The Homecoming, which was based on an actual event in his family one year at Christmas during the Homecoming was made into a CBS TV movie inbut since the name "The Spencers" was copyrighted, Earl Hamner decided to call the family "The Waltons.".
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 Clay get into a bit of trouble/10(K).
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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 4/5(6). 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 the poor, hard working father 5/5(4). 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 (Claris Coleman).
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 movie's 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. 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.Hear classic music from Spencer's Mountain,directed by Delmer Daves, with Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, James MacArthur, at TCM.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.