Spencer's Mountain (Widescreen)

List price $5.97  (You save $1.26)
FREE shipping on orders $50 +
If your order totals $50 or more and you select Value shipping, this item and any other qualifying items ship for free!
FREE pickup
Sold by Walmart.com
Showing options for 07095
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Data unavailable
Showing options for 07095
Buy online for pickup

About this item

For a family picture, not to mention a story that later became the old-fashioned-values-affirming series The Waltons, Spencer's Mountain sure has a lot in it about sex. Henry Fonda gives an interesting portrayal in one of his more unusual roles, as Clay Spencer, the hard-drinkin', hard-livin', hard lovin', hard-cussin' patriarch of a fiercely independent Wyoming family living in the Grand Tetons. When he's not resisting the encroachment of organized religion on his daily life (he believes in God, but doesn't want others to tell him how to do that, or how to show respect to the Lord), he's busy trying to finish the house he promised his wife (Maureen O'Hara) to house their constantly growing brood, and trying to help his eldest son, Clayboy (James MacArthur) -- who's going to be the first Spencer to get past high school -- prepare for college and manhood, while temptation in the form of Claris Coleman (Mimsy Farmer) and Minnie-Cora Cook Kathy Bennett comes his way. There's also a good bit of human drama here, and some especially finely nuanced performances by Donald Crisp and Lillian Bronson, as Fonda's aging parents. Between their work, the CinemaScope photography, the gorgeous Wyoming locations, and a good basic story, this is a surprisingly engrossing comedy-drama of a kind that probably could not be made today, even with a top-name cast. ~ Bruce Eder, All Movie Guide.

Vintage documentary featurette: "Spencer's Mountain: Grand Teton Premiere", Vintage interviews with Henry Fonda, "Spencer's Mountain and The Waltons" essay, Interactive menus, Theatrical trailer, Scene access, English, French, and Spanish subtitles.



Starring: Kym Karath, Lillian Bronson, Mike Henry, Buzz Henry, Whit Bissell, Donald Crisp, Virginia Gregg, Dub Taylor, Michael Greene, Hope Summers, Victor French, Hayden Rorke, Henry Fonda, Maureen O'Hara, Med Flory, Barbara McNair, Ken Mayer, Bronwyn Fitzsimmons, Larry D. Mann, Mimsy Farmer, Rory Mallinson, Wally Cox, Gary Young, James MacArthur, Veronica Cartwright, Susan Young
Director: Delmer Daves
Studio Name: Warner Home Video
DVD Release Date: 09/07/2010
Rating: Not Rated
Format: DVD
Screen Format: Widescreen
Run Time (in minutes): 118 minutes
Language: English
Audio Tracks: AC, Dolby Digital Mono
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.19
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 7.8 x 7.8 x 7.8

Customer reviews

Customer Reviews | 35 reviews | 4.8 out of 5

5.0 stars

35 reviews | 4.8 out of 5

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 stars
Would recommend to a friend



An American Classic

Customer review by narvi

5.0 stars by narvi

Spencer's Mountian is a picture of all that is best about America. The story of a family struggling to provide a better life for the next generation. A snapshot of a family whose story gives us glimpses of four generations, from the first settlers in a sod hut fo modern times striving to gain the gift of an education for the first generation to graduate high school and reach for college. This story was the inspiration for the television series The Walton's, and in my opinion a much better story for being closer to the truth. Henry Fonda and Maureen O'Hara provide the backbone of a family that is truly All American.

Was this review helpful? (6) (0)
Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
Coatesville, Indiana
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Age:45 - 54
Usage:Once per month
Walmart associate
Simply the Best!

Customer review by TFee

5.0 stars by TFee

I am an old movie buff and Spencer's Mountain has always been one of my favorites. My Mom and I would sit up late sometimes and watch old musicals and movies together and I guess her passion spilled over to me. Movies like this intrigue me because there was an actual movie plot without a bunch of swearing and killing. It was about a family working hard together, survival and loving each other. What could be better than that? It also has some great stars in it as well.

Was this review helpful? (2) (0)
Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
Seymour, IN
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:2 - 7 weeks
Age:45 - 54
Usage:A few times per year
Great movie for the entire family

Customer review by MakinSense

5.0 stars by MakinSense

The movie is like watching the waltons. The scenary is breath taking and the characters are real and down to earth. A rare thing in a movie to see a family dealing with situations together. Something we could all learn from for todays families. Perserverance, commitment, and loyalty. Sticky together no matter what comes their way. Family, faith, and good old fashion work. A pleasure to watch would have liked to see the seguel. I give it a 5 star plus.

Was this review helpful? (2) (0)
Thank you! You have successfully submitted feedback for this review.
Would recommend to a friend? Yes
Ownership:2 - 3 months
Age:45 - 54
Usage:A few times per month
Verified purchaser
Verified purchaser
Customer has been confirmed to have purchased the item from Walmart.
1-3 of 30 total reviews See all

Customer Q&A

Have questions? Get answers from experts and customers who own this product.

Ask a question

If you would like to share feedback with us about pricing, delivery or other customer service issues, please contact customer service directly.

Q&A tips and guidelines

Q&A Exchange Guidelines

When writing your question or answer, please follow these guidelines:

  • Do: Make sure your question is directly related to the product
  • Do: Be specific and provide as many details as possible
  • Do: Include the model number (if applicable)
  • Do: Write your question in English
  • Do Not: Include personal information (such as your full name)
  • All submitted questions and answers are subject to the terms set forth in our Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right not to post your question or answer if it contains any of the following:

  • Any information not related to the actual merchandise or topic
  • Obscenities, discriminatory language or other language not suitable for a public forum
  • Advertisements or “spam” content
  • Email addresses, physical addresses or other forms of contact information
  • Critical or spiteful comments on other questions or answers posted on the page or their authors
  • Any imagery that demonstrates incorrect use of the merchandise
  • Anything that Walmart deems to be inappropriate, at Walmart's discretion

Provide as many details as possible, including the model number (if applicable).

Remember: Don’t include personal information (such as your full name).

Preview Question

Walmart does not sponsor, recommend or endorse any third party product or service, or any customer ideas or advice.

Thank you.

Questions will be checked against our question guidelines and posted within five to seven business days.

Policies & Plans

Gifting plans

Gift options are not available for this item.

Pricing policy

About our prices
We strive to provide you with the lowest prices possible on Walmart.com as well as in our stores. However, sometimes a price online does not match the price in a store. Walmart.com's prices may be either higher or lower than local store prices. Prices may also vary between stores. Our local stores do not honor Walmart.com pricing or competitor advertisements from outside of a store's local trade territory.

Product Recommendations

Your recently viewed items

Clear this list