Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (1978) - Rotten Tomatoes

Donner Pass: The Road to Survival (1978)





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This made-for-TV movie relates the true story of the infamous Donner Party, the group of unlucky pioneers who were stranded in the Rockies by a snowstorm and had to eat the bodies of the dead to survive.


John Anderson
as Patrick Breen
Robert Fuller
as James Reed (Narrator)
Michael Callan
as William Eddy
Royal Dano
as Sutter
John Doucette
as George Donner
Diane McBain
as Margaret Reed
Cindy Eilbacher
as Mary Graves
Gregory Walcott
as Will McKutcheon
Lance Le Gault
as Charles Stanton
Whit Bissell
as Uncle Billy Graves
Peg Stewart
as Mrs. Breen
Reid Cruickshanks
as John Snyder
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Critic Reviews for Donner Pass: The Road to Survival

All Critics (1)

This not particularly tasty episode in American history is given the blandest possible treatment.

June 14, 2006 | Rating: C | Full Review…

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