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The Sacketts 

After the Civil War, Tennessee brothers Orrin and Tyrel Sackett are herding cattle out West while Tell Sackett is prospecting for gold in the hills.
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Complete series cast summary:
Sam Elliott ...  Tell Sackett 2 episodes, 1979
Tom Selleck ...  Orrin Sackett 2 episodes, 1979
Jeff Osterhage ...  Tyrel Sackett 2 episodes, 1979
Glenn Ford ...  Tom Sunday 2 episodes, 1979
Ben Johnson ...  Cap Rountree 2 episodes, 1979
Gilbert Roland ...  Don Luis 2 episodes, 1979
John Vernon ...  Jonathan Pritts 2 episodes, 1979
Ruth Roman ...  Rosie 2 episodes, 1979
Jack Elam ...  Ira Bigelow 2 episodes, 1979
Gene Evans ...  Benson Bigelow 2 episodes, 1979
L.Q. Jones ...  Belden 2 episodes, 1979
Paul Koslo ...  Kid Newton 2 episodes, 1979
Mercedes McCambridge ...  Ma Sackett 2 episodes, 1979
Slim Pickens ...  Jack Bigelow 2 episodes, 1979
Louis L'Amour ...  Self 2 episodes, 1979
Buck Taylor ...  Reed Carney 2 episodes, 1979
Pat Buttram ...  Tuthill 2 episodes, 1979
Shug Fisher ...  Purgatorie Barkeep 2 episodes, 1979
Ana Alicia ...  Drusilla 2 episodes, 1979
Lee de Broux ...  Simpson 2 episodes, 1979
James Gammon ...  Wes Bigelow 2 episodes, 1979
Marcy Hanson ...  Laura Pritts 2 episodes, 1979
Frank Ramírez Frank Ramírez ...  Juan Torres 2 episodes, 1979
Wendy Rastattar Wendy Rastattar ...  Ange Kerry 2 episodes, 1979
Henry Capps Henry Capps ...  Boyd 2 episodes, 1979
Ramon Chavez Ramon Chavez ...  Pete Romero 2 episodes, 1979
Don Collier ...  L.P. Seeker 2 episodes, 1979
Pam Earnhardt Pam Earnhardt ...  Mary 2 episodes, 1979
Bruce M. Fischer ...  Trapper 2 episodes, 1979
Richard Jamison Richard Jamison ...  Miner #1 2 episodes, 1979
Pat Mahoney Pat Mahoney ...  Purgatorie Customer 2 episodes, 1979
James O'Connell ...  Long Higgins 2 episodes, 1979
Ken Plonkey Ken Plonkey ...  Miner #2 2 episodes, 1979
Mark Wallace Mark Wallace ...  Teller 2 episodes, 1979
Malcolm Watt Malcolm Watt ...  Preacher 2 episodes, 1979
Mai Gray Mai Gray ...  The Harlot 2 episodes, 1979
Bill Hart ...  Rodale 2 episodes, 1979
Brian Libby ...  Durango 2 episodes, 1979
Kimo Owens Kimo Owens ...  Fetterson 2 episodes, 1979
Monique St. Pierre ...  Delilah 2 episodes, 1979
Tom Waters Tom Waters ...  Hobes 2 episodes, 1979
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Two part television 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 help bring order to a racially divided Santa Fe. Written by Mark Shelton <marks131@ix.netcom.com>

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Cited as "The Western of the Decade" by the experts who previewed it! See more »

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Western

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Trivia

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). See more »

Goofs

When Benson Bigelow arrives in the Purgatory saloon and orders whisky, Delilah's off the shoulder blouse changes from one side to the other. See more »

Alternate Versions

A two-hour version of the this film played HBO in 1982 under the title of The Daybreakers. See more »

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21 November 2020 | by omgakeemSee all my reviews

A good solid western story thanks to Louis L'Amour really two stories The Daybreakers and Sackett. Tom Selleck, Sam Elliott, Ben Johnson, Glenn Ford, Jack Elam, Slim Pickens, and Newly (Buck Taylor) from Gunsmoke, heck yes I am all in.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

15 May 1979 (USA) See more »

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The Daybreakers See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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