Dream West

October 25th, 2017

Dream West

1986

Directed by Dick Lowry

Starring Richard Chamberlain, Alice Krige, F. Murray Abraham

This CBS mini-series is set in the mid-19th century. It follows John Fremont, a young American adventurer chosen to trek out west to the Oregon Territory. But the American dream of moving westward proves more difficult than it seemed, as Fremont faces politics, a court-martial and his own fluctuation of wealth.

Notable Filming Locations in and Around Richmond

Old First Baptist Church – Courtroom scene

Peking Pavilion Restaurant in Shockoe Slip – Searley’s Oyster house

Valentine Museum – Dinner party scene

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