Escape to Witch MountainDirector: John Hough
This fast-paced Disney endeavor stars Kim Richards and Ike Eisenmann as two adolescents with acute psychic powers. The kids are actually space aliens, but suffer from amnesia and are unaware of their origins. Pursued by greedy business-mogul Ray Milland, who wants to harness their special powers for his benefit, Kim and Ike are rescued by likeable camper Eddie Albert. He and the kids escape to the mountain of the title when Albert's RV suddenly acquires the power of flight. In 1978, the film spawned the sequel Return from Witch Mountain.
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- Walt Disney Video
Cast & Crew
|Ray Milland||Aristotle Bolt|
|Walter Barnes||Sheriff Purdy|
|Reta Shaw||Mrs. Grindley|
|Denver Pyle||Uncle Bene|
|Terry Wilson||Bitt Jenkins|
|Don Brodie||Gasoline Attendant|
|Paul Sorenson||Sgt. Foss|
|Alfred Rossi||Policeman No. 3|
|Tiger Joe Marsh||Lorko|
|Harry Holcombe||Capt. Malone|
|Rex Holman||Hunter No. 1|
|Fred Brost||Asst. Director|
|Art Cruickshank||Special Effects|
|Hal G. Gausman||Set Decoration/Design|
|Chuck Keehne||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Johnny Mandel||Score Composer|
|John Mansbridge||Art Director|
|Ron Miller||Executive Producer|
|Frank C. Regula||Sound/Sound Designer|
|Al Y. Roelofs||Art Director|
|Emily Sundby||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Herb Taylor||Sound/Sound Designer|
|Robert M. Young||Screenwriter|
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This was my favorite of the Disney live action movies when I was growing up. If you or your children have not seen this, you are missing out!
I loved this movie as a child and everyone I have asked about it looked at me like I had three heads. No one has ever known what on earth I was talking about! Now, finally, it's on DVD and I am so excited!!! This is as wonderful as when I finally proved to my husband the Disney short - ''The Old Mill'' really existed - when it came out on the special edition Cartoon shorts DVD called ''Walt Disney Treasures: Silly Symphonies''.
i also loved this movie as a child and now i have introduced it to my kids. my 5 year old says it is one of her favorite movies!
Escape to Witch Mountain is one of my favorite Disney movies! I first saw it in a movie theater when I was around 9 or 10 years old and I have very fond memories of this cute, charming movie! When I found out that this movie was on DVD I bought it and I really had a good time watching it again! Kim Richards, Ike Eisenmann and Eddie Albert are all still wonderful and I recommend this movie!