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Pioneer Woman (1973)

TV-PG | | Western | TV Movie 19 December 1973
In 1867, a family from the East, despite some initial hesitations, decides to try its luck by settling in the harsh and dangerous West.

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Buzz Kulik

Writer:

Suzanne Clauser
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Joanna Pettet ... Maggie Sergeant
William Shatner ... John Sergeant
David Janssen ... Robert Douglas
Lance LeGault ... Joe Wormser
Helen Hunt ... Sarah Sargeant
Russell Baer Russell Baer ... Jeremy Sergeant
Linda Kupecek Linda Kupecek ... Philippa Wormser
Lloyd Berry ... Slim Hall
John Scott Martin ... Jake, Douglas Hand (as John Scott)
Robert Koons Robert Koons ... William Seymour
Agatha Mercer Agatha Mercer ... Trudy Seymour
Les Kimber Les Kimber ... Jordan Seymour
John Murrell John Murrell ... Henry Seymour
Frank Edge Frank Edge ... Frank, Douglas Hand
Una Pulson Una Pulson ... Mrs. Hall
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Storyline

A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Western

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 December 1973 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Pioneers See more »

Filming Locations:

Twin Butte, Alberta, Canada See more »

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Production Co:

Filmways Television See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (DVD)

Sound Mix:

Mono | Mono (Ryder Sound Services)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Four years later, Lance LeGault would appear with David Janssen again in Nowhere to Run (1978), but would play a much more menacing character. See more »

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[first lines]
Maggie Sergeant: March 10, 1867. The events of this day have been extraordinary, indeed, almost frightening. I had expected to live out the rest of my days here in Indiana. Here, where I was born, was married, and gave birth to my two children. But within the week, I will never again be able to call Huntingville my home.
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Best Acting Shatner Ever Did !
28 May 2009 | by rfmfixSee all my reviews

I just watched this movie on Starz and was riveted when I saw Shatner in it. His best scene came when David Janssen brought him back on horseback "dead" after a rain storm / landslide or something killed him. Did you see how still he lay on that horseback?

Not a whimper or a word out of 'im. God, he plays a dead man so well ! This movie was a complete waste of film. They should have just burned it in the brush fire toward the end of the movie. Horrible !

Acting sucked all around. Only the beautiful eyes of Joanna Pettet kept me watching. Beam me out of here ! The Western movie will never be the same.


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