Jerome Courtland was a producer like no other. He had taken on projects in film that inspire many others today. This is no different to the 1975 film Escape to Witch Mountain. This film follows two orphans who are trying to find out who they are and why they are different.
Tony and Tia are two orphans who have no last name. They don’t know where they came from or how they got to the orphanage they are in. Like all of the other orphans they assume their parents are dead. However, these two orphans have special powers that grow. One day Tia has a premonition of a wealthy heiress getting into a car accident. When this is over heard by a wealthy man he decides to take advantage of the situation. Posing as their long lost uncle, he comes and takes them away. Tony and Tia realize this man’s devious plan and escape. Along the way they realize that they must make it to Witch Mountain. There they believe that they will be able to get the answers that they seek. On their journey they come across a widower who is traveling across the country. He helps them get to where they need to be, even after becoming aware that they are being chased. Will Tony and Tia be able to make it to the top of Witch Mountain to find the answers? Or will greed and money get in their way.
Escape to Witch Mountain is just one of the many movies that James Courtland was involved in. He passed away on March 1, 2012 after having a successful career in film that still inspires many today. Escape to Witch Mountain hit theaters in 1975 to bring audiences on an adventure of two children who are lost trying to find their way home.