To distract Orry, whose brooding about Madeline wrecks his West Point performance, George drags him to Alice Peet for laundry and 'intimate' services. After Bent arranges for Fisk to be ... See full summary »

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Virgilia Hazard (credit only)
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Garrison Grady
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Brett Main (credit only)
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Ashton Main Huntoon (credit only)
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James Huntoon (credit only)
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Charles Main
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To distract Orry, whose brooding about Madeline wrecks his West Point performance, George drags him to Alice Peet for laundry and 'intimate' services. After Bent arranges for Fisk to be thrown off during a hell ride on his fiery mount Satan, Bent bluffs his way out of a court-martial but the mates arrange for its president, Lieutenant Casimir De Jong, to find his 'love rival' in Alice's bed and bully him out of West Point after a promise of eternal revenge. Two years later the gang graduates. At a welcome party hosted by pa Tillet Maine, Justin scolds Madelin for openly disagreeing with separatism and arranges slave Priam to offend publicly so overseer Salem Jones is allowed to punish his insolence with branding. Orry starts a secret affair with reluctant Madeline. Bent plays his secret trump card, Ohio's US Senator Charles Edwards, being Elkanah's natural father, to get commissioned as infantry captain in president Polk's war to wrest Texas from Mexico, and sends lieutenants Orry and... Written by KGF Vissers

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Drama | History | Romance | War

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5 November 1985 (USA)  »

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The lieutenant is referred to in dialogue as 'Casimir de Jong', but listed on the credits as 'Lt. Pearson'. See more »

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Orry Main: [Orry is drunk] I think I'll be the judge of that.
George: Do you? Well I don't think you've got the judgement of a mule right now, all you do is sit there and feel sorry for yourself.
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