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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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Genres:

Action | Drama | Western

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Details

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 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

TNT, TWS Productions II See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo (Todd-AO)

Color:

Color (Eastman Kodak)| Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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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

Vern Kidston: Can't I have my supper without hearing a plot to commit murder?
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Story of a Confederate soldier returning home.
14 September 1998 | by Dale-22See all my reviews

This movie is based on an Elmore Leonard novel, but don't expect the usual high quality of dialog that makes Leaonard stories stand out. Tracey Needham is good in a supporting role. Tom Selleck is always believable as a cowboy hero.


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