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Once upon a Texas Train

Once upon a Texas Train

Burt Kennedy (1988)

87min
U Certificate
Sun 18 Dec 1:40pm - 3:30pm Movies4Men
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Texas Ranger Richard Widmark and ageing outlaw Willie Nelson discover that youngster Shaun Cassidy is about to disrupt their unlawful business by intercepting some ill-gotten loot in this entertaining TV movie. In addition to the stellar leads, veteran writer/producer/director Burt Kennedy has assembled a fine supporting cast of western stalwarts, including Angie Dickinson, Stuart Whitman, Jack Elam, Royal Dano and Chuck Connors. The lighthearted tone might offend western purists, but others will probably enjoy this rollicking entertainment.

Summary

Ageing outlaw Willie Nelson plunges straight back into a life of crime just hours after being released from prison - and uses the proceeds to reunite his equally long-in-the-tooth cohorts for an ambitious robbery. However, old enemy Richard Widmark is determined to stop the wrinkly renegades, leading them into a tense final showdown. Entertaining light-hearted Western, written and directed by cowboy movie veteran Burt Kennedy. Angie Dickinson, Stuart Whitman and Shaun Cassidy co-star.

Cast & Crew

John Henry Lee Willie Nelson
Captain Oren Hayes Richard Widmark
Maggie Hayes Angie Dickinson
Cotton Shaun Cassidy
Nash Crawford Chuck Connors
Jason Fitch Jack Elam
Kelly Sutton Ken Curtis
Nitro Jones Royal Dano
Fargo Parker Gene Evans
Governor Kevin McCarthy
Charlie Lee Dub Taylor
George Agnew Stuart Whitman
Herald Fitch Harry Carey Jr
Director Burt Kennedy
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Other Information

Language: English Colour Guidance: Contains some violence. Available on: Available on video and DVD

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