Father Eusebio Francisco Kino was a Jesuit missionary who dedicated much of his life helping the lives of the Native Americans. Explorer and builder of missions, Kino befriended and helped the indigenous residents sustain agricultural communities. He faced many challenges on his trips throughout California, Arizona and Mexico.
Featuring an all-star television cast including Ricardo Montalban of "The Love Boat" and Cesar Romero of "Falcon Crest," PADRE ON HORSEBACK is based on the true story of Old West missionary Father Kino. A Jesuit priest who dedicated much of his life to building missions for Native Americans, Father Kino also helped these indigenous residents of California, Arizona and Mexico sustain agricultural communities. This made-for-TV movie chronicles his adventurous and exciting experience in what was, at the time, a "savage" and unknown land. Following the conventions of the Western genre, PADRE ON HORSEBACK is an edge-of-your-seat ride through unknown territory!
Made-For-Network TV |
Native Americans |