Comanche Moon


6h 2008

Brief Synopsis

Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae pursue three outlaws, Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and a Mexican bandit king. Now in their middle years, they also struggle with their personal lives, Gus with Clara Forsythe, the love of his life, and Call with Mag

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CBS Television Studios; Sony Pictures Television
Location
New Mexico, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
6h

Synopsis

Texas Rangers Woodrow Call and Augustus McCrae pursue three outlaws, Comanche war chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and a Mexican bandit king. Now in their middle years, they also struggle with their personal lives, Gus with Clara Forsythe, the love of his life, and Call with Maggie Tilton, the young prostitute who loves him. Meanwhile their partners-in-arms Deets, Jake Spoon and Pea Eye Parker help the Rangers protect the advancing western frontier from the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their land and way of life.

Film Details

Release Date
2008
Production Company
CBS Entertainment; CBS Television Studios; Sony Pictures Television
Location
New Mexico, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
6h

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Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for five 2008 Emmy Awards by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Nominated for five 2008 Emmy Awards including Outstanding Costumes For A Miniseries, Movie Or A Special ("Part 2") by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Aired in United States January 13, 2008

Based on Larry McMurtry's novel, "Comanche Moon," a prequel to his Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "Lonesome Dove."

Picked up to production for the 2006-2007 season.

The CBS miniseries, "Lonesome Dove" was originally broadcast February 5-8, 1989.

Aired in USA on CBS January 13, 2008.

Began shooting April, 2006 and completed shooting in June, 2006.