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Conagher (1991)

Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they ... See full summary »

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Louis L'Amour (novel), Jeffrey M. Meyer (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam Elliott ... Conn Conagher
Katharine Ross ... Evie Teale
Barry Corbin ... Charlie McCloud, Stage Driver
Billy Green Bush ... Jacob Teale
Ken Curtis ... Seaborn Tay, Cattle Rancher
Paul Koslo ... Kiowa Staples
Gavan O'Herlihy ... Chris Mahler, Cowboy
James Parks ... Curly
Daniel Quinn ... Johnny McGivern
Pepe Serna ... Casuse, Ladder Five Rider
Buck Taylor ... Tile Coker, Ladder Five Rider
Dub Taylor ... Station Agent
Cody Braun Cody Braun ... Laban Teale
Anndi McAfee ... Ruthie Teale
James Gammon ... Smoke Parnell, Ladder Five Owner
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Storyline

Mrs. Evie Teale is struggling to stay alive while raising her two children alone on a remote homestead. Conn Conagher is a honest, hardworking cowboy. Their lives are intertwined as they fight the elements, Indians, outlaws, and loneliness. Written by David J. Kiseleski <davidk269@aol.com>

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None tougher. None faster. None deadlier.

Genres:

Western

Certificate:

M | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

1 July 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Louis L'Amour's Conagher See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Pepe Serna and James Gammon appeared in The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez (1982) and Silverado (1985). See more »

Goofs

When Conagher leaves the Teay ranch, he says he will be back in the spring following the wild geese. He heads north to Evie Teale's place. The wild geese would not be heading south in the spring but would be heading back up north. See more »

Quotes

Johnny McGivern: Why didn't you draw on Kiowa?
Conn Conagher: You mean, was I afraid? Staples didn't need killing. He needed to be taught a lesson.
Johnny McGivern: He'd had killed you if he had the chance.
Conn Conagher: He might have. But I'll tell you something, kid. Any man who kills when he could do otherwise is crazy. Just plumb crazy. Some men take to a side of killing, Johnny. Just make sure when the killing time comes, you're standing on the right side.
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Great Western Movie
3 June 2005 | by The_Old_ManSee all my reviews

Sam Elliot is the quintessential cowboy, and this film allows him to portray the Louis L'Amour character perfectly. He is dangerous, gruff, decisive, courteous, as well as gentle and loving. He can stay in the fight after sustaining injuries that would lay-up a normal man, and prosecute the fight to the fullest extent. He can spend days on the trail, enduring the hardships, but will wash his hands before eating dinner. He is the perfect gentleman to a lady, as well as a hard-boiled barroom brawler. He always plays fair - one reason the cowboy in film history has become such an admirable personality. Sam also is able to portray "the same character" in The Quick & The Dead, with Kate Capshaw and Tom Conti, also a Louis L'Amour adaptation. The only reason not to absolutely love this picture is that is "made for network TV" picture, and there is limited to the fullscreen format and only has mono sound.


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