Plot & Details
Winston Hibler, who produced many of those Disney "True Life Adventures" of the 1950s, was at the controls of The Bears and I. Patrick Wayne plays Bob Leslie, a Vietnam veteran who heads to the Canadian Rockies when he's discharged. Here he adopts three bear cubs, whose mother has been killed. Leslie also helps an Indian tribe reclaim the land that is rightly theirs. The Bears and I was based on a book by Robert Franklin Leslie.
- Genre(s): Action,Family
- Run Time: 89min.
- DVD Release Date: 09/14/1999
- Director(s): Bernard McEveety
- Themes: Home From the War,Survival in the Wilderness,White People Among Indians
- Tone: Gentle,Earnest,Heartwarming,Earthy,Sweet
- Keywords: bear, orphan, veteran [military], Native-American, White (Caucasian), animal, cross-cultural-relations, land-rights, life-changes, peacemaker, wilderness
- Language: English