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True Women (1997)

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Covering nearly fifty years of mid-19th-century turmoil, from the tumultuous Texas Revolution to the early women's suffrage movement, "True Women" is a gripping tale of endurance, love, and above all, gritty female determination.

Director:

Karen Arthur

Writers:

Janice Woods Windle (book), Christopher Lofton (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dana Delany ... Sarah McClure
Annabeth Gish ... Euphemia Ashby (adult)
Angelina Jolie ... Georgia Virginia Lawshe Woods
Tina Majorino ... Young Euphemia Ashby
Rachael Leigh Cook ... Georgia Lawshe - as a Young Girl
Michael York ... Lewis Lawshe
Jeffrey Nordling ... Dr. Peter Woods
Salli Richardson-Whitfield ... Martha (as Salli Richardson)
Tony Todd ... Ed Tom
Julie Carmen ... Cherokee Lawshe
Matthew Glave ... William King
John Schneider ... Sam Houston
Michael Greyeyes ... Tarantula
Anne Tremko ... Matilda Lockhart
Irene Bedard ... Tobe
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Storyline

True Women is a sweeping saga of love, war and adventure. Spanning five decades from the Texas Revolution through the Civil War, Reconstruction and beyond, True Women is the story of the love, friendship, survival and triumphs of Sarah Ashby McClure, Euphemia Ashby King and Georgia Lawshe Woods. Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

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To defend their territory, they will go to the very end... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence, sensuality and diverse thematic elements | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

1835 - Der grosse Treck nach Texas See more »

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas, USA See more »

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Stereo | Dolby Digital | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

A TV movie for the CBS network. See more »

Goofs

In the battle of San Jacinto scenes, in the first daylight shot where the women are waiting for their men to return, a car drives by from right to left in the background. See more »

Quotes

Sarah McClure: I don't think our loved ones make our life. But lovin' them does.
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The Real Characters
31 January 2009 | by bobhist-1See all my reviews

I, as a professional writer, was recently contacted by a cousin of Janice Woods Windle to edit a writing that she had done about the true characters in the True Women saga. In addition to her narrative, she sent me numerous photos that she had collected over her lifetime of the actual persons involved. I managed to compile her writing into an orderly fashion, and convert the old photos into a format that could be inserted into the writing in the appropriate places. Much of the history that she presented came from the movie, but, from other documentations, is accurate in a general sense. What makes her writing so important is that she had the photos of the actual characters which I managed to implant into the writing. Since there is so much interest in the movie itself, I'm sure that some would like to read more about the individuals and, especially, see the actual photos of some of them.

I'm unsure if the lady would be willing to release the work to public view, but I think that it should, due, especially, because of the photos. If enough people are interested, I may be able to convince the lady to make it public.

For further information, contact me at: bobhist@yahoo.com


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