Riders of the Purple Sage Movie Review 1996

Information and Film Reviews for Riders of the Purple Sage the Movie

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Legendary gunman (are there any other kind?) Lassiter (Harris) helps save Bern (Thomas) from a beating in a town run by a conservative religious sect, led by Deacon Tull (Weisser). Seems Bern's befriended ranch owner (and nonmember) Jane (Madigan) and the Deacon is not only after Jane but her considerable land and cattle holdings. Lassiter rides to the rescue. Properly brooding TV adaptation of the 1912 Zane Grey novel (the Grey novel specifies that the sect are Mormons but this caused considerable fuss). Filmed in Utah.


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Available on VHS
Running time 90 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Westerns, Westrogens, Books to Film: Zane Grey
Gill Dennis
Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Henry Thomas, Norbert Weisser, Robin Tunney, G.D. Spradlin
William Wages
Charles Haid
Arthur Kempel
Thomas Kane, David Rosemont, Ed Harris, Amy Madigan

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