Jesse Hallam, an illiterate coal miner from Kentucky, moves to Cincinnati so that his daughter may receive spinal surgery. Determined to support his family in the city, he decides he must ... See full summary »
In 1948, in rural Georgia, Coweta County is watched over by its legendary, indomitable Sheriff Lamar Potts (Johnny Cash). No felony had ever gone unsolved while Sheriff Potts was in charge.... See full summary »
This TV movie had a lot going for it to appeal to rural American viewers of the 1970s. Johnny and June Carter Cash and the whole state of Texas. Johnny plays Thaddeus Rose, and Bo Hopkins plays Eddie. They are two ranching "piddlers" who will never make it big. T.R. drives a 1959 or 1960 Ford pickup. Eddie drives an El Camino with a stock rack. He takes up chasing a woman named Carlotta. A real estate dealer talks T.R. into trading his ranch for a citrus grove in the Rio Grande Valley. He moves there and finds the house a mess. He has a good Spanish-speaking man working for him, though. His citrus crop gets frozen, and he goes back to ranch country a loser. He and Eddie get into trouble for throwing a tomato at the Sheriff or something. T.R. gets back together with his ex- or separated wife Crystal, though.
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