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The Macahans (1976)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  19 January 1976 (USA)
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Zeb Macahan, a pioneering westerner, help's move his brother's family to the wild west. They run into several obstacles including the breakout of the Civil War. This sends the father back ... See full summary »

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Kate Macahan
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Kathryn Holcomb ...
William Kirby Cullen ...
Jed Macahan
Vicki Schreck ...
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Timothy Macahan
Gene Evans ...
Dutton
Victor Mohica ...
Billy Joe
Frank Ferguson ...
Grandpa Macahan
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Grandma Macahan
Ben Wilson ...
Henry Jethro
Mel Stevens ...
Dr. Dodd
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Sioux Chief Bear Dance
John Crawford ...
Hale Crowley
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Zeb Macahan, a pioneering westerner, help's move his brother's family to the wild west. They run into several obstacles including the breakout of the Civil War. This sends the father back to fight in the war and leaves the family to move on ahead. Written by Anonymous

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Alla conquista del West  »

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Zeb returns to his parents homestead in Virginia, which can be seen to be surrounded by - the Malibu Mountains. The Malibu Mountains of California could never be confused with the Blue Ridge of the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia. See more »

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Followed by How the West Was Won (1978) See more »

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20 February 2000 | by (Seville, Spain) – See all my reviews

This tv series was broadcasted by Spanish tv in 1982, the Macahans and also How the West Was Won.It was broadcasted everything but the end. Since that time the adventures of the Macahan family is a mystery. Please if any of you have seen the conclusion,let me know.


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