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Standing Tall (1978)

Set in Montana in the year 1934, a half-breed rancher and his wife are harassed by a ruthless land robber, who forces them to stand tall and defend their land, life and dignity.

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Harvey Hart
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Forster ... Luke Shasta
Will Sampson ... Lonny Moon
L.Q. Jones ... Nate Rackley
Robert Donner ... Sheriff Brumfield
Ron Hayes ... Elroy Bones
Buck Taylor ... George Fewster
Linda Evans ... Jill Shasta
Chuck Connors ... Major Roland Hartline
Faith Quabius Faith Quabius ... Anne Klinger
Dani Crayne ... Ginny Tarver (as Dani Janssen)
Lee de Broux ... Bob Workett
Robert Gentry ... Tom Sparkman
Eddie Firestone ... Strickland
Bryan Montgomery Bryan Montgomery ... Captain Earl Hinton
Regis Cordic ... Hodges
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Set in Montana in the year 1934, a half-breed rancher and his wife are harassed by a ruthless land robber, who forces them to stand tall and defend their land, life and dignity.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 January 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Implacable decisión See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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A fairly good TV western, worth a look !
6 October 2006 | by revdrcacSee all my reviews

I remember seeing this on TV the late 70's, and was surprised to see how well it holds up nearly 3 decades later. Although the story of a harassed rancher has been done many times, the casting and writing here were a notch above the ordinary.

Robert Forster was very good here, with great support from Linda Evans. Chuck Connors (of Rifleman fame) was very good in this film... he was a much better actor than most folks realize. Buck Taylor is also featured in this interesting film. Fans of westerns, family drama and outdoor films should really enjoy this one.

The film is available on VHS, but I have yet to see it out on DVD. Check this one out !


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