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Pioneer Woman (1973)

A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East.

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John Sergeant
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Robert Douglas
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Joe Wormser
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Sarah Sargeant
Russell Baer ...
Jeremy Sergeant
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Philippa Wormser
Lloyd Berry ...
Slim Hall
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Jake, Douglas Hand (as John Scott)
Robert Koons ...
William Seymour
Agatha Mercer ...
Trudy Seymour
Les Kimber ...
Jordan Seymour
John Murrell ...
Henry Seymour
Frank Edge ...
Frank, Douglas Hand
Una Pulson ...
Mrs. Hall
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A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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About eight years prior to this TV movie, a young Joanna Pettet was a guest star in The Fugitive: Shadow of the Swan (1966) with David Janssen. See more »

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Maggie Sergeant: March 10, 1867. The events of this day have been extraordinary, indeed, almost frightening. I had expected to live out the rest of my days here in Indiana. Here, where I was born, was married, and gave birth to my two children. But within the week, I will never again be able to call Huntingville my home.
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A series pilot in disguise
23 October 2003 | by (Victoria, BC) – See all my reviews

It's pretty clear that "Pioneer Woman" was actually a pilot for a proposed series. Probably it was for the best it wasn't picked up, because there aren't any signs that this would have been especially engaging or surprising. It does get some historical details more exact than a lot of other westerns - for example, it's correct in showing that covered wagons used oxen for the most part and not horses, and that settlers often built houses with sod instead of logs. As well, the first half of the movie gives plenty of entertainment thanks to William Shatner, because he gives one of his hammier performances.


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