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The Sacketts (1979)

TV Movie  |   |  Western  |  15 May 1979 (USA)
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell,... See full summary »

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Tell Sackett
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Orrin Sackett
Jeff Osterhage ...
Tyrel Sackett
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Tom Sunday
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Cap Rountree
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Jonathan Pritts
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Rosie
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Ira Bigelow
Gene Evans ...
Benson Bigelow
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Belden
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Kid Newton
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Ma Sackett
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Jack Bigelow
Louis L'Amour ...
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Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three Sackett brothers out west from their Tennessee home. Along the way the oldest, Tell, prospects for gold, while the two younger Orin and Tye herd cattle and later help bring order to a racially divided Santa Fe. Written by Mark Shelton <marks131@ix.netcom.com>

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Dennis Lehane was originally offered the role of Kid Newton, but was working on another project by the time production began. See more »

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After the dummy gets shot in the jail cell, Tyrel and Orrin run out to catch the shooter. When the camera goes back to the prisoner in the other cell, you can see Tyrel moving around behind him. See more »

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It's good. Great cast of Western types.
16 February 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

....you know, Ben Johnson, Slim Pickens, Jack Elam, Sam Elliot, Shug Fisher, James Gammons, etc etc LQ Jones etc. Episodic kinda nature of the show keeps your interest, esp. when you see Sam Elliot come onto the screen.

Nothing ground breaking, but check it out if you like either L'amour or Tom Selleck at the least.

*** outta ****.


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