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 (2 episodes)
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 Orrin Sackett (2 episodes)
Jeff Osterhage ...
 Tyrel Sackett (2 episodes)
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 Tom Sunday (2 episodes)
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 Cap Rountree (2 episodes)
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 Don Luis (2 episodes)
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 Jonathan Pritts (2 episodes)
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 Rosie (2 episodes)
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 Ira Bigelow (2 episodes)
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 Benson Bigelow (2 episodes)
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 Belden (2 episodes)
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 Kid Newton (2 episodes)
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 Ma Sackett (2 episodes)
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 Jack Bigelow (2 episodes)
Louis L'Amour ...
 Himself (2 episodes)
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 Reed Carney (2 episodes)
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 Tuthill (2 episodes)
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 Purgatorie Barkeep (2 episodes)
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 Drusilla (2 episodes)
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 Simpson (2 episodes)
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 Wes Bigelow (2 episodes)
Marcy Hanson ...
 Laura Pritts (2 episodes)
Frank Ramírez ...
 Juan Torres (2 episodes)
Wendy Rastattar ...
 Ange Kerry (2 episodes)
Henry Capps ...
 Boyd (2 episodes)
Ramon Chavez ...
 Pete Romero (2 episodes)
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 L.P. Seeker (2 episodes)
Pam Earnhardt ...
 Mary (2 episodes)
Bruce M. Fischer ...
 Trapper (2 episodes)
Richard Jamison ...
 Miner #1 (2 episodes)
Pat Mahoney ...
 Purgatorie Customer (2 episodes)
James O'Connell ...
 Long Higgins (2 episodes)
Ken Plonkey ...
 Miner #2 (2 episodes)
Mark Wallace ...
 Teller (2 episodes)
Malcolm Watt ...
 Preacher (2 episodes)
Mai Gray ...
 The Harlot (2 episodes)
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 Rodale (2 episodes)
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 Durango (2 episodes)
Kimo Owens ...
 Fetterson (2 episodes)
Monique St. Pierre ...
 Delilah (2 episodes)
Tom Waters ...
 Hobes (2 episodes)
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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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15 May 1979 (USA)  »

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Sam Elliott, Tom Selleck, and Jeff Osterhage had such a good time doing this project together, they reunited on another 'Louis L'Amour' story, The Shadow Riders (1982), years later. See more »

Goofs

When Tom, Cap, Orrin, and Tyrel ride into Purgatorie, you can see a large telephone pole with modern transformers on it, in the background over the buildings. 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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