The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son... See full summary »

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 Big John Cannon (97 episodes, 1967-1971)
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 Buck Cannon (97 episodes, 1967-1971)
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 Manolito Montoya (97 episodes, 1967-1971)
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 Victoria Cannon (96 episodes, 1967-1971)
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 Billy Blue Cannon (80 episodes, 1967-1970)
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 Sam Butler (63 episodes, 1967-1971)
Robert F. Hoy ...
 Joe Butler (63 episodes, 1967-1971)
Roberto Contreras ...
 Pedro (61 episodes, 1967-1971)
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The Cannon family runs the High Chaparral Ranch in the Arizona Territory in 1870s. Big John wants to establish his cattle empire despite Indian hostility. He's aided by brother Buck and son Billy Blue. When Blue's mother was killed (in the first episode) John united his family with the powerful Montoyas by marrying their daughter Victoria (whose brother Manolito now lives with them as well). Written by Ed Stephan <stephan@cc.wwu.edu>

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Both Roberto Contreras, PEDRO, and Frank Silvera, DON SEBASTIAN MONTOYA, appeared in the "Magnificent Seven" series of films. Contreras in the original film as a villager, (uncredited). Silvera as LOBERO in "Guns of the Magnificent Seven". See more »

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Buck Cannon: [Explaining to a cowboy why he pulled a hidden gun] I whole lot rather be watchin' them put you in the ground and have folks sayin' 'That Buck Cannon, he don't fight fair' than to have 'Here lies Buck Cannon, he fought fair' on my tombstone.
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The High Chaparral is now under investigation for release 2008 on DVD
5 June 2007 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

The High Chaparral is now under investigation for a release 2008 on DVD by Paramount/CBS! This is really good news for all of us that have been waiting for this wonderful TV Western series to be released on DVD. For me it has been the best ever TV Western series. I grew first up with the old classic Bonanza and the Cartwrigh brothers, in the beginning of the sixties. But when this series began to be sent on Swedish television, I were sitting in my chair waiting the program to appear on Friday evenings. It had all a real western series should have. The people that were playing their rolls were almost perfect to this and still they are before my eyes. It was very realistic and had all different kinds of episodes included. It were a very good show of how the life were in the western during the time the shows happened.This is the first western TV series not played in a studio, but in open air. I can already hear the The High Chaparral melody when I am waiting for the worldwide release of this wonderful show. The dust from the horses and ....well all...If you like westerns your only need to see The High Chaparral. And then you will agree! This is western when it is as best as it can be. Paramont/CBS- Hurry up we are waiting!!! If you would like to be updated with very good information about the show, go to the website for The High Chaparral - you will have most of what you want there.


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