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Last Stand at Saber River (1997)

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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 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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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

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Trivia

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

Goofs

After Paul Cable killed a man and sent his family back to the house, before the camera cut away the dead man moved his head as he began to get up. See more »

Quotes

Martha Cable: How many heifers are you gonna buy?
Davis Cable: Daddy's going to Mexico to buy a 1000 head.
Paul Cable: More like 50, but I like you confidence.
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A Shane feeling to it Family and Cowboys
5 January 2007 | by piratecat-2See all my reviews

I thought this was a darn good western. Enjoyable and entertaining as a true American Western should be. Great chemistry with all the actors. Keith Carradine was really good you see why their back in Monty Walsh. Tom and Keith have it on screen. The wife of Cable is very authentic. A western frontier gal. She reminds me of the wife in Shane. A good plot and running story line. David Carradine always as weird as ever playing Duane. He carry's it. True to the civil war era with rifles and revolvers for authenticity. I like the scene where Paul Cable sits on the porch with riders coming up slightly pulls his gun out from the holster for a quick draw and cocks his Henry rifle. I also notice Comet rides again from Brisco County Jr. It looks like that horse that Tom rode was what Brisco rode too. Also Denis Forest who played Cornet the cowboy who got a shot into Cable played on Briscoe as well. He was one of the Swill Brothers. A good movie won't be disappointed.


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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Last Stand at Saber River See more »

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TNT, TWS Productions II See more »
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Stereo (Todd-AO)

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Color (Eastman Kodak)| Color

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1.33 : 1
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