Seven Alone (1974)
Director: Earl Bellamy
Actors: Anne Collings, James Griffith, Dewey Martin, Scott Petersen, Stewart Petersen, Aldo Ray, Dean Smith
Runtime: 91 min.
Engaging story of a family who decides to travel West to Oregon from Missouri along the Oregon Trail. After their parents die along the way seven children fight to stay together and finish the trip alone. Based on a true story.
Trivia: Five of the actors playing the Sager children were in fact, real siblings. Earl Bellamy directed over 1600 TV show episodes, including over 20 episodes each of The Lone Ranger, Tales of Wells Fargo, and My Three Sons; as well as many episodes of Trapper John M.D., Hart to Hart and Fantasy Island. He was assistant director on the classic film From Here to Eternity.