Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice. Brighty's adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life. Some people say that you can even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, forever free. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Published by Rand McNally, Chicago Seller Rating: About this Item: Rand McNally, Chicago, Hard Cover. Brighty of the Grand Canyon is a children's novel by Marguerite Henry and a film of the same name based on the novel. They present a fictionalized Pages: May 3, - Few know the story of the real-life animal—Brighty—represented by the sculpture, much less that the burro inspired a s children's book.
Brighty of the Grand Canyon is Brighty children's novel by Marguerite Henry and a film of the same name based on the novel. They present a fictionalized account Brighty a real-life burro named "Brighty", who lived in the Grand Canyon of the Colorado River from about to Brighty first appears in the annals of history in in Flagstaff, Arizonain the possession of two men who were on their way to the Grand Canyon. He is next recorded on Brighty South Rim where he and his owners were seen to enter the Canyon via the Bright Angel Trail. Shortly after that two herdsmen entered the canyon to attempt to find the remains of an earlier drowning victim along the Colorado.
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I saw this movie the year it came out, and although it might be because I was a teenager, I remember it as the single most boring film I ever saw. I guess that's what prompted me to look it up in the IMDB just to see what others had posted. Apparently no one even remembers having seen it. Start your free trial. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet!
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Photos Add Image. Edit Cast Cast overview: Jiggs the Donkey Brighty Joseph Cotten Jim Owen Pat Conway Jake Irons Dick Foran Old Timer, the Prospector Karl Swenson Theodore Roosevelt Dandy Curran Plot Keywords: The adventures and misadventures of a shaggy little burro and a boy.
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Goofs When Uncle Jim starts pouring a drink for Old Timer, he is holding the jug handle with his right hand. But in the very next shot, only a second later, he is now holding the handle of the jug with his left hand.
Quotes [ last lines ] Voice-over: This old world has seen a lot of changes since Teddy Roosevelt's day, but his dream came true, and the Grand Canyon will stay the same, as long as there is a world.
Brighty has long since left this earth, but some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, a part of the rocks and streams, the wind and the sky. Brighty's spirit lives on. Forever wild, forever free. Add the first question. User Reviews The most boring movie I ever saw.
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