The Last Of The Mohicans (1971)
Aired on PBS during the debut season of "Masterpiece Theatre," this rousing BBC production brings James Fenimore Cooper's novel to life through superb performances. During the French and Indian War, frontier scout Hawkeye attempts to lead a group of British settlers through the woods of New York to safety at Fort William Henry--with plenty of action and complications along the way. Kenneth Ives, Philip Madoc, John Abineri star. 5 1/3 hrs. total on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English.