Dear America: Standing in the Light is a television film based Standing in the Light by Mary Pope Osborne.


Cast and charactersEdit

  • Stephanie Mills as Caty
  • Marc Donato as Thomas
  • Grant Nickalls as Snow Hunter
  • Madeleine Bergeron as White Bird
  • C. David Johnson as Father
  • Jane Johanson as Mother
  • Jennifer Podemski as Bright Eyes
  • Jack Burning as Sachem
  • John Stoneham Sr. as Rider #1
  • Rick Parker as Rider #2
  • Nickolas Swan as Joey
  • Jessica Moyes as Lucy
  • Diane Douglass as Mrs. Biddy
  • Stuart Pierre as Brave #1
  • Garnet Wilde as Brave #2
  • Lance Lazore as Brave #3

Crew and creditsEdit

  • Directed by: Stacey Stewart Curtis
  • Teleplay by: Jill Soffer
  • Adapted from the book: "Standing in the Light" written by Mary Pope Osborne
  • Based on: the Scholastic book series "Dear America" created by Jean Feiwel
  • Executive producer: Deborah Forte
  • Co-executive producers: Bill Siegler, Martha Atwater
  • Editor: Richard Wells
  • Production designer: Ian Brock
  • Director of photography: Barry Bergthorson
  • Line producer: Lena Cordina
  • Music by: Jack Lenz and Douglas John Cameron
  • Story editor: Rhonda Jayne Olson
  • Production manager: Lena Cordina
  • 1st assistant director: Mark Tataryn
  • Location manager: Karen Perez
  • Art director: Roderik Mayne
  • 1st assistant art director: Theresa Tindall
  • 2nd assistant director: Eric Banz
  • Production coordinator: David Hardy
  • Script supervisor: Susan Walker
  • Set decorator: Elizabeth Calderhead
  • Costume designer: Joyce Schure
  • Stunt Rider: Paul Rutledge
  • Property master: Alan Doucette
  • Make-up: Leslie Dumbleton
  • Hairstylist: Etheline Joseph
  • Camera operator: Doug Lawrence
  • Sound recordist: Bryan Day
  • Re-recording engineer: Steve Foster
  • Gaffer: Bob Davidson
  • Key grip: Darren Boyce
  • 1st assistant camera: Lori Longstaff
  • Post production supervisor: Lynda McKenzie
  • Assistant editor: Douglas Crawford
  • Construction coordinator: Bill White
  • Transport coordinator: J. Skavinsky
  • Stunt coordinator: Anton Tyukodi
  • Special effects by: Brock Jolliffe
  • Casting: Susan Forrest and Sharon Forrest
  • Production accountant: Kelly Decooman
  • Scholastic financial executive: Diane Vilagi
  • Production associate: Tessa Abdull
  • Lenape consultants: Don Secondine, Sauder Village, OH; Jim Rementer
  • Production services provided by: Protocol Entertainment Inc.
  • Special thanks to: Buffy Sainte-Marie - Vocals, Dome Audio Video & Effects, The Lab, Tracy Mack

Home video releaseEdit


Standing in the Light on VHS

Standing in the Light was first released on video tape around 1999.[2]
Back of tape description:
"Caty Logan has always lived a quiet life with her Quaker family. But one day Caty's world is changed forever. The Lenape Indians, who have been viciously attacked by white settlers, retaliate by kidnapping Caty and her brother. Terrified and angry, Caty rejects the Lenape family that tries to raise her as their own. A handsome warrior named Snow Hunter teaches Caty to respect Lenape traditions.... and captures her heart. Now caught between two worlds, Caty wonders if she will ever be able to return to her old life."

Differences from bookEdit


External linksEdit

See alsoEdit

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