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True Women (1997)

TV Movie  |  PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, History  |  18 May 1997 (USA)
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True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sarah McClure
Euphemia Ashby (adult)
Young Euphemia Ashby
Lewis Lawshe
Dr. Peter Woods
Martha (as Salli Richardson)
Cherokee Lawshe
Matilda Lockhart


True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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In the old west, men made the rules...and women broke them.

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Rated PG-13 for violence, sensuality and diverse thematic elements | See all certifications »




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18 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Debut for Hilary and Haylie Duff, both having uncredited parts. See more »


Sarah McClure: I don't think our loved ones make our life. But lovin' them does.
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Well done true historical film
14 December 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

True Women is a very well done film. It is about my own ancestors. Sarah and Euphemia were my ggg grand aunts, being sisters to my ggg grandmother [who was not in the fim]...but she was on the runaway scrape. I was thrilled to view this film, among the tears. I so enjoyed this film of my ancestry history, I flew to Texas to Seguin, where the film was made, and went on the True Women tour. As a young girl I had even lived in Seguin, Tx in the 4-5th grades. I met Mrs. King, Janice Windle's mother, took rolls and rolls of film, but the biggest thrill was walking thru the Peach Creek home of Sarah. I could hear the echoes of my ancestors and I peeped thru the rifle slots and could see Tildie and Sarah hanging by their arms under the trees where the Indians had tied them. I heard the cries of their anquish and felt a tremor thru my body that only a bond of kinship could bring. I did a review on this film in my college Film class and got a 4. for it. I watch this film often as I bought it and the book. I await Janice's sequel, Hill Country, to be also made into a film. An excellent job was done in the making of this true historic and ancestry film of my ancestors. I commend the producers and the actress and actors who portrayed my loved ones from the past. thank you..Nena Smothers

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