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Pioneer Woman (1973)

TV-PG | | Western | TV Movie 19 December 1973
In 1867, a family from the East, despite some initial hesitations, decides to try its luck by settling in the harsh and dangerous West.

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John Sergeant
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Lance LeGault ...
Joe Wormser
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Sarah Sargeant
Russell Baer ...
Jeremy Sergeant
Linda Kupecek ...
Philippa Wormser
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Slim Hall
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Jake, Douglas Hand (as John Scott)
Robert Koons ...
William Seymour
Agatha Mercer ...
Trudy Seymour
Les Kimber ...
Jordan Seymour
John Murrell ...
Henry Seymour
Frank Edge ...
Frank, Douglas Hand
Una Pulson ...
Mrs. Hall
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A homesteading family in the 1867 Wyoming faces a crisis when the husband is killed and the wife must decide whether to remain or take her son and daughter back East. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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About eight years prior to this TV movie, a young Joanna Pettet was a guest star in The Fugitive: Shadow of the Swan (1966) with David Janssen. See more »

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Maggie Sergeant: March 10, 1867. The events of this day have been extraordinary, indeed, almost frightening. I had expected to live out the rest of my days here in Indiana. Here, where I was born, was married, and gave birth to my two children. But within the week, I will never again be able to call Huntingville my home.
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Check out "Heartland" much better
26 January 2014 | by See all my reviews

This was an entertaining made for TV movie-something to catch in the middle of the night when insomnia hits. I won't provide a synopsis as there are several written but I would like to suggest that anyone with an interest in movies about Pioneer Women seek out "Heartland" with Rip Torn and Conchata Farrell. Ms Farrell's portrays a widowed mother in 1910 who sets across the country in answer to an Ad to become a housekeeper with the eventual dream of owning her own homestead. The movie is much more realistic than "Pioneer Woman" and is based on the letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart collected in Letters of a Woman Homesteader. The movie truly shows the harsh reality these women faced and Ms. Farrell, with her larger stature is better suited to this role than the delicate, pretty Ms Pettet.


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