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The fight to stop a raging Montana forest fire emphasizes the value of conservation. Tells the story of a forest fire in the northern Rocky Mountains, emphasizing smoke jumper training and the roles of the Forest Service in controlling a large fire.
The other version was a TV movie done by Walt Disney. While somewhat lightweight, A Fire Called Jeremiah kept the ecological focus of the book.
Disney was quite a fan of Stewart’s work. Before Fire was written, Disney invited him to the studio to work as a consultant. Stewart spent a few days there, working up ideas for educational films and a series of proposed series of films about American folklore. Although never credited, I believe his influence can be seen in the folklore films – Song of the South, Johnny Appleseed, and the others – and the True-Life Adventure films. Stewart and Disney had lunch together during Stewart’s studio time; and Disney sent a warm letter to Stewart after his visit.
- Walt Disney ... Himself - Host
- Lawrence Dobkin ... Narrator