The all-star cast includes Carroll Baker , Lee J. Set between and , it follows four generations of a family starting as the Prescotts as they move from western New York to the Pacific Ocean. The picture was one of only two dramatic films made in the curved-screen three-projector Cinerama process, which added to its original impact. The film is narrated by Spencer Tracy. The film also gained widespread critical acclaim. In , the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress as being deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". The film begins with narration by Spencer Tracy as the aerial-borne camera sweeps over the Rocky Mountains. Mountain man Linus Rawlings Stewart is making his way by horse and waterway through the mountains.
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