based on the novel by Louis L'Amour [DVD Crossfire]
Tom Selleck as a cowboy - need I say more? This is a TNT production based on a Louis L'Amour story. Selleck stars as Rafe Covington who promised his dying friend to look after the friend's wife, played by Virginia Madsen. Rafe and his buddies arrive to work her abandoned ranch while she's in town trying to make ends meet as a teacher. She's also being wooed by the town gambler, played by Mark Harmon, who has been lying to her about her husband's death - and possibly about other things as well. A standard but entertaining Western with gorgeous vistas and a quiet but stalwart cowboy who is all about doing the right thing. And let's not forget the shoot-out at the end. Also stars Wilford Brimley. -- recommended by Charlotte K. - Bennett Martin Public Library [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try The Sacketts on dvd, another Louis L'Amour Western starring Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott.]
[Also available in traditional print and Large Print formats.]
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