Movie Theater Just Finished a great Western series

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My wife and 3 girls had gone out of town for about a week and I rented Comanche Moon and followed it up with the old favorite Lonesome Dove. If you have a few days, like westerns, and haven't seen either of these, or it's been a while since watching them...you owe it to yourself to watch them! For me it had been a while since watching Lonesome Dove, and all I can say is that it is a masterpiece. Makes me which I was born about 140 years ago.

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Re: Just Finished a great Western series

Thanks for the tip. I didn't know they had made a miniseries out of Comanche Moon. I read the book a few weeks ago. Now I'll have to get the video. I have Lonesome Dove on DVD.
 

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Lindy, I am sure it's not as good as the book, but check it out...The actor who plays Augustus has Robert Duvall's mannerisms down pat.
 

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Re: Just Finished a great Western series

All 4 of the books have actually been made in TV mini-series movies. Lonesome Dove is far and away the best movie of the 4, but the others are worth watching. None of them are as good as the actual books.

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One of the exploits by a Texas Ranger in those books was actually done by my great-great grandfather. That gave me a bit of a personal interest in the books.

The history of the Rangers is pretty interesting.
 

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<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Originally Posted By: Lindy</div><div class="ubbcode-body">The history of the Rangers is pretty interesting.
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That it is. I'm been to the Ranger's museum in Waco twice. It's a fascinating place.