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Jim Byrnes (written by)
Louis L'Amour (novels)
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Release Date:
15 May 1979 (USA) See more »
Two part TV adaptation of Louis L'Amour's third novel in the Sackett series. The story follows the three... See more »
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It's good. Great cast of Western types. See more (12 total) »


 (Series Cast [41])

Sam Elliott ... Tell Sackett (2 episodes)

Tom Selleck ... Orrin Sackett (2 episodes)
Jeff Osterhage ... Tyrel Sackett (2 episodes)

Glenn Ford ... Tom Sunday (2 episodes)

Ben Johnson ... Cap Rountree (2 episodes)

Gilbert Roland ... Don Luis (2 episodes)

John Vernon ... Jonathan Pritts (2 episodes)

Ruth Roman ... Rosie (2 episodes)

Jack Elam ... Ira Bigelow (2 episodes)

Gene Evans ... Benson Bigelow (2 episodes)

L.Q. Jones ... Belden (2 episodes)

Paul Koslo ... Kid Newton (2 episodes)

Mercedes McCambridge ... Ma Sackett (2 episodes)

Slim Pickens ... Jack Bigelow (2 episodes)
Louis L'Amour ... Himself (2 episodes)

Buck Taylor ... Reed Carney (2 episodes)

Pat Buttram ... Tuthill (2 episodes)

Shug Fisher ... Purgatorie Barkeep (2 episodes)

Ana Alicia ... Drusilla (2 episodes)

Lee de Broux ... Simpson (2 episodes)

James Gammon ... 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)

Don Collier ... 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)

Bill Hart ... Rodale (2 episodes)

Brian Libby ... Durango (2 episodes)
Kimo Owens ... Fetterson (2 episodes)
Monique St. Pierre ... Delilah (2 episodes)
Tom Waters ... Hobes (2 episodes)

Series Directed by
Robert Totten (2 episodes)
Series Writing credits
Jim Byrnes (2 episodes)
Louis L'Amour (2 episodes)

Series Produced by
Jim Byrnes .... co-producer / executive producer (2 episodes)
Douglas Netter .... executive producer / producer (2 episodes)
Series Original Music by
Jerrold Immel (2 episodes)
Series Cinematography by
Jack Whitman (2 episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Howard A. Smith (2 episodes)
Series Casting by
Ramsay King (2 episodes)
Series Production Design by
Tambi Larsen (2 episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
James L. Berkey (2 episodes)
Series Makeup Department
James Lee McCoy .... makeup artist (2 episodes)
Edie Panda .... hair stylist (2 episodes)
Gerald Soucie .... makeup artist (2 episodes)
Series Production Management
David V. Lester .... unit production manager (2 episodes)
Les Sheldon .... production supervisor (2 episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Stephen McEveety .... second assistant director (2 episodes)
Robert Webb .... first assistant director (2 episodes)
Series Art Department
Dick Kyker .... property master (2 episodes)
George Stokes .... construction coordinator (2 episodes)
Series Sound Department
Rick Kline .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes)
Bill Marky .... sound mixer (2 episodes)
Donald O. Mitchell .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes)
Jerry Rosenthal .... supervising sound effects editor (2 episodes)
Tex Rudloff .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes)
Series Special Effects by
Jack Monroe .... special effects (2 episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
William H. Battersby Jr. .... camera operator (2 episodes)
Don Capel .... key grip (2 episodes)
William Huffman .... gaffer (2 episodes)
Michael D. O'Shea .... camera operator (2 episodes)
Series Casting Department
Jack N. Young .... extras casting (2 episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carole Brown-James .... wardrobe: women (2 episodes)
Barton Kent James .... wardrobe: men (2 episodes)
Series Editorial Department
A. David Marshall .... assistant editor (2 episodes)
George T. Talley .... assistant editor (2 episodes)
Series Music Department
Kenneth Karman .... music editor: La Da Productions (2 episodes)
Tommy Tedesco .... musician: guitar (2 episodes)
Series Transportation Department
Frank 'Cat' Ballou .... transportation coordinator (2 episodes)
Series Other crew
John Copeland .... production assistant (2 episodes)
A. Eugene D'Onofrio .... location auditor (2 episodes)
Jay K. Fishburn .... ramrod wrangler (2 episodes)
Ronnie Kramer .... production coordinator (2 episodes)
Thomas J. O'Malia .... financial consultant (2 episodes)
Hope Williams .... script supervisor (2 episodes)
Crew believed to be complete

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Louis L'Amour's The Sacketts" - USA (complete title)
"The Daybreakers" - USA (cut version)
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240 min | USA:198 min (Video Version)
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Dennis Lehane was originally offered the role of Kid Newton, but was working on another project by the time production began.See more »
Continuity: 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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10 out of 22 people found the following review useful.
It's good. Great cast of Western types., 16 February 2004
Author: gazzo-2 from United States 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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