Houston: The Legend of Texas

Houston: The Legend of Texas

Director: Peter Levin

Cast: Peter Levin, Sam Elliott, Michael Beck, Devon Ericson

     
 

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Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as if anyone could), Houston led the military in Texas' rebellion against Mexico. G.D. Spradlin co-stars as President Andrew Jackson, with Michael Beck appearing as Jim Bowie, James Stephens as… See more details below

Overview

Sam Elliot stars as Sam Houston, the visionary who nearly single-handedly forged the state of Texas into a powerful entity in its own right. Refusing to forget the Alamo (as if anyone could), Houston led the military in Texas' rebellion against Mexico. G.D. Spradlin co-stars as President Andrew Jackson, with Michael Beck appearing as Jim Bowie, James Stephens as Stephen Austin, and Richard Yniguez as Mexican General Santa Anna. Lensed on location in the Lone Star state, this sweeping made-for-TV film originally occupied three hours' screen time on November 22, 1986. Its title at that time was Houston: The Legend of Texas.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/29/2009
UPC:
0096009874896
Original Release:
1986
Rating:
NR
Source:
Echo Bridge
Time:
2:20:00
Sales rank:
11,683

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sam Elliott Sam Houston
Michael Beck Actor
Devon Ericson Actor
Bo Hopkins Actor
Michael Gwynne Actor
William Russ Actor
James Stephens Actor
Claudia Christian Actor
G.D. Spradlin Actor
John de Lancie Actor
Donald Moffat Actor
Katharine Ross Emily Dickenson
John Ryan Actor

Technical Credits
Peter Levin Director
John Binder Screenwriter
Frank Q. Dobbs Original Story,Producer
Michael Elliot Editor
Julius D. Feigelson Executive Producer
Paul Freeman Producer
Dennis McCarthy Score Composer
Mort Rabinowitz Production Designer
Paula Sanburn Editor
William Strom Art Director
Frank Watts Cinematographer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Gone to Texas
1. Tip From the Messenger [8:27]
2. A Houston Wedding [12:04]
3. The Cherokee Nation [9:40]
4. Worthless Paper [9:14]
5. Washington City [12:25]
6. A Great Victory [8:42]
7. A Texas Lawyer [9:06]
8. We Music Have War [6:13]
9. The Alamo [8:16]
10. We Need a Government [13:33]
11. No More Distractions [11:47]
12. Santa Ana Moves [8:58]
13. Battle at San Jacinto [9:38]
14. Santa Ana Himself [10:49]
15. Credits [1:34]

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