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rare excellent seventies tv-movie about the DONNER PARTY (mentioned in THE SHINING as Danny and Jack are talking about it in the car early on!) entitled DONNER PASS- THE ROAD TO SURVIVAL. TV-movie is based on a shocking true story.. A grim incident from American Pioneer History is brought to vivid life concerning a group of travelers on their way to the West (in hopes of a better lifestyle) when a series of hard hurtful events finally present the group with it's biggest problem. Caught in an ice storm in the high Sierra mountains with no food, the group has to resort to cannibalism in order to survive. Powerful television movie has a nice cast including Robert Fuller, John Anderson, Michael Callan, Diane McBain, Andrew Prine. Movie comes on region free DVD-R (Region 0) and will play on any dvd player in any country. In original english audio.