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Last Stand at Saber River (1997)

After the Civil War, a returning Confederate veteran must reclaim his Arizona land and homestead from the Yankee carpetbaggers who illegally occupy it.

Director:

Dick Lowry

Writers:

Elmore Leonard (novel), Ronald M. Cohen (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom Selleck ... Paul Cable
Suzy Amis ... Martha Cable
Rachel Duncan Rachel Duncan ... Clare Cable
Haley Joel Osment ... Davis Cable
Keith Carradine ... Vern Kidston
David Carradine ... Duane Kidston
Tracey Needham ... Lorraine Kidston
Chris Stacy Chris Stacy ... Chris
Harry Carey Jr. ... James Sanford
Patrick Kilpatrick ... Austin Dodd
Eugene Osment ... Wynn Dodd (as Michael Osment)
Denis Forest ... Cornet
David Dukes ... Edward Janroe
Lumi Cavazos ... Luz
Raymond Cruz ... Manuel
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Storyline

As America recovers from the Civil War, one man tries to put the pieces of his life back together but finds himself fighting a new battle on the frontier. Cable is an embittered Confederate soldier who returns from the war to reclaim his Arizona homestead from rebel pioneers who sympathize with the Union war effort. Desperate to rebuild the life he once knew, Cable ultimately joins forces with Vern Kidston, his Union adversary to make a last stand for the one thing worth fighting for -- his family. Written by Anonymous

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Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

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Details

Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Última Conquista See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TNT,TWS Productions II See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo (Todd-AO)

Color:

Color (Eastman Kodak)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was Harry Carey Jr.'s final acting role before his death on December 27, 2012 at the age of 91. See more »

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During the runaway wagon scene, the girl's position as she prepares to jump changes back and forth, from perched on the edge of the wagon with one leg outside (in long shots) to being completely inside the wagon in close shots). See more »

Quotes

Paul Cable: You like to do what you want, don't you?
Lorraine Kidston: Doesn't everybody?
Paul Cable: Some people do what they have to.
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Last Stand at Saber River
29 August 2006 | by St. Louis Assassin .See all my reviews

WOW this is a good movie. Tom Selleck joined forces with Turner Pictures for 3 westerns. and all 3 of them are superb. this was the first of the 3 (Crossfire Trail, Monte Walsh).

this has a great plot as Selleck's character, a former confederate soldier returns home and things are what they should be. And he has to put his life back to gether.

I also loved the scenery and the attention to detail. It's not your typical shoot'em up bang bang western. the plot is good the background music is good, its all good

great movie!


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