Keeping the Promise


2h 1997

Brief Synopsis

Follows the harrowing adventures of a 13-year-old boy who survives the American wilderness only with the help of a young Native American. Matt and his father travel to claim their land in the new territory of Maine in the 1700's. His father leaves him behind to guard the land while he returns to Mas

Film Details

Also Known As
Oath, The, Sign Of The Beaver
Release Date
1997
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Follows the harrowing adventures of a 13-year-old boy who survives the American wilderness only with the help of a young Native American. Matt and his father travel to claim their land in the new territory of Maine in the 1700's. His father leaves him behind to guard the land while he returns to Massachusetts to gather the rest of the family. Typhoid fever and other tragedies strike the family and the move is delayed, leaving Matt alone in a hostile environment.

Crew

Pipsan Ayotte

Makeup Artist

Sheri Baker

Hair Stylist

Roger Bate

Gaffer

John Brunt

Animal Wrangler

Theresa Buckley

Props

Eydi Caines-floyd

Costume Designer

Greg Chown

Property Master

Arthur Clarke

Location Manager

Dyan Austin Conway

Assistant

Jane Crust

Post-Production Supervisor

Marc Dassas

Line Producer

Paul Deakin

On-Line Editor

Gerald Dipego

Screenplay

Tom Domingues

Assistant

Donna Dupere-taylor

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Jane Fieber

Wardrobe

Elizabeth George

Source Material (From Novel)

Barry Gilmore

Sound Effects Editor

Malcolm Glassford

Set Decorator

Rolf Harvey

Production Designer

Jack Heeren

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Bill Heinz

Key Grip

David Hirschfield

Assistant Art Director

Phyllis Huffman

Casting

Rob Jackson

Editing

Martin Katz

Producer

Marianne Klein

Special Effects

Carmel Larkin

Assistant Art Director

Anna Maria Logozzo

Assistant

Brian Lovery

Colorist

David Lyloff

On-Set Dresser

Jeremy Maclaverty

Dialogue Editor

Jonathan Matthews

Location Assistant

Carolyne Mclean

Post-Production Coordinator

David Mclennan

Assistant Director

Jack Mcqueen

Executive Producer

J R Melanson

Dolly Grip

Ron Paulauskas

Dolly Grip

Anne Paynter

Production Coordinator

Dino Pigat

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Frank Polyak

Other

Kim Porter

Assistant

Peter Manning Robinson

Music

Neil Saito

Best Boy

Ronald Sanders

Editor

Tad Seaborn

Assistant Editor

Brendan Smith

On-Set Dresser

Michael Soos

Camera Operator

Mark Sottnick

Co-Executive Producer

Ron Stannett

Director Of Photography

Peter Sussman

Executive Producer

Barbara Sutherland

Other

Catherine Taylor

Script Supervisor

David Taylor

Adr Editor

John J Thompson

Sound Recordist

Izador Toulouse

Consultant

Paula Tymchuk

Assistant Camera Operator

Steve Van Denzen

Consultant

Arlindo Vicente

On-Set Dresser

Laura Wood Fawcett

Assistant Director

Alan Zielonko

Boom Operator

Film Details

Also Known As
Oath, The, Sign Of The Beaver
Release Date
1997
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Aired in United States January 5, 1997

Previous title: "The Oath."

Began shooting June 4, 1996.

Completed shooting July 6, 1996.