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Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy (1998)

In 1939, former New York City stock broker Richmond Hobson, a man with a privileged past, has become a cowboy, which is his dream job. With his partner, an experienced but sarcastic cowpoke... See full summary »

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Kari Skogland

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Richmond P. Hobson Jr. (based on books by), David Barlow | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chad Willett ... Richmond Pearson Hobson Jr.
Ted Atherton ... Panhandle Phillips
Falconer Abraham Falconer Abraham ... Robert McDaniels
Zachary Bennett ... Ed
Mairon Bennett Mairon Bennett ... Kit
Ryan Gosling ... Tommy
Dan MacDonald Dan MacDonald ... Roland Tewkesbury
John Whittaker John Whittaker ... Constable Leo Porter (as Jonathan Whittaker)
Sarah Chalke ... Gloria McIntosh
Robin Brûlé ... Muriel (as Robin Brule)
John Keller John Keller ... Connor McCann
Richard McMillan ... Harold
Graham McPherson Graham McPherson ... Edgar Van Dusen
Neil Crone ... Bartender
W. Joseph Matheson ... Arch (as W.J. Matheson)
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In 1939, former New York City stock broker Richmond Hobson, a man with a privileged past, has become a cowboy, which is his dream job. With his partner, an experienced but sarcastic cowpoke named Panhandle Phillips, Rich has a three-year old fledgling ranch in northern British Columbia near Vanderhoof. Beyond the grief he gets from local banker Roland Tewkesbury who wants to ruin Rich so that he can buy the land for a pittance, Rich may be facing difficult times with the onset of the war. Of late, he has been having dreams of an unknown beautiful blond woman. His dreams become reality when he spots her. She is headstrong Gloria McIntosh, a Vancouver aspiring débutante who is the dream girl of many a man in her own social circle, most specifically Connor McCann. But Gloria is literally swept off her feet by first sight of the mysterious cowboy. Impetuously, they get married as Gloria is willing to give up her current life to become a rancher's wife, something about which she knows ... Written by Huggo

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 January 1998 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

A cowboy és az úrilány See more »

Filming Locations:

Ontario, Canada

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Color
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Opening Title Card: A lot of this really happened.
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Dreaming For Two
Performed by Molly Johnson
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15 February 2019 | by kateziegler-36700See all my reviews

This was a great, entertaining TV movie with good comedy but also great dramatic moments and story over all. I'm so glad they turned this into a TV series and we enjoyed that as well.


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