Houston: The Legend of Texas

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 ...
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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.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/1998
  • UPC: 726697041033
  • Original Release: 1986
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  • Source: Republic Pictures
  • Format: VHS

Cast & Crew

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