Ah, Wilderness! was released to Amazon Video on 2008-11-01 and to DVD on 2009-06-22.
Director: Clarence Brown
Cast: Aline MacMahon, Lionel Barrymore, Wallace Beery, Eric Linden, and Cecilia Parker
Young idealist Richard Miller is selected as valedictorian for his New England high school commencement class of 1906 and intends to inject modern anti-capitalistic ideas into his speech. His father, Nat Miller, accidentally learns of it and interrupts Richard's speech before he can make a fool of himself. The small town later celebrates the Fourth of July with customary fireworks, picnics and the like, with Richard spending time with his girl, Muriel McComber, who promises she will allow him to kiss her one day. When Richard sends poems of love to Muriel, quoting the likes of Omar Khayyám and Swinburne, her father prevents her from ever seeing him again and forces her to write a letter denouncing him.