"My wife and I watched this fiml,or rather I did.My wife gave up because she could not hear what was being said. Not only was the dialogue mumbled,it was mumbled for a lot of the time in the dark. We thought our television had broken down It was painfully slow, as walking the Oregon trail must have been, but even the moments of drama were so low key the tedium was enervating. Did Cathy Reichhardt run out of time or film or time to bring such an irresolute ending. I was principally interested in the character of the Indian - well we will never know - will we ?"