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25th Oct '14 5:49:53 AM Morgenthaler
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Larry [=McMurtry=] originally wrote "Lonesome Dove" in the early Seventies as a screenplay called "The Streets of Laredo" to be directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring JohnWayne as Call, JimmyStewart as Gus and Creator/HenryFonda as Jake Spoon. The proposed film was abandoned after Wayne turned down the part on the advice of director Creator/JohnFord. [=McMurtry=] turned the screenplay into a novel and used the original title for the sequel.
25th Oct '14 5:47:52 AM Morgenthaler
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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=] published in 1985. It was also adapted into a 1989 Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.'' Two prequel novels, Dead Man's Walk and Comanche Moon were subsequently published.

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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' ''Lonesome Dove'' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=] published in 1985. It was also adapted into a 1989 Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.'' Two prequel novels, Dead Man's Walk and Comanche Moon were subsequently published.



* AnyoneCanDie: and ''how''
* BadassMustache: Gus

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* %%* AnyoneCanDie: and ''how''
* %%* BadassMustache: Gus



* CoolOldGuy: Gus
* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler:Deets]]
* TheDrifter: Gus, also, Jake Spoon

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* %%* CoolOldGuy: Gus
* %%* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler:Deets]]
* %%* TheDrifter: Gus, also, Jake Spoon



* EmotionsVsStoicism

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* %%* EmotionsVsStoicism



* GrumpyOldMan: Call
* HeroicBastard: Newt
* HeterosexualLifePartners: Gus and Call.
* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Lorena
** Maggie, Newt's late mother, who appears in the prequels ''Dead Man's Walk'' and ''Commanche Moon''.

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* %%* GrumpyOldMan: Call
* %%* HeroicBastard: Newt
* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: Gus and Call.
* %%* HookerWithAHeartOfGold: Lorena
** %%** Maggie, Newt's late mother, who appears in the prequels ''Dead Man's Walk'' and ''Commanche Moon''.



* InvulnerableHorses: Averted.
* MagicalNegro: Deets practically is one.
* ScarilyCompetentTracker: Everyone, but especially Deets.
* ShootTheShaggyDog

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* %%* InvulnerableHorses: Averted.
* %%* MagicalNegro: Deets practically is one.
* %%* ScarilyCompetentTracker: Everyone, but especially Deets.
* %%* ShootTheShaggyDog



* TheLancer: Gus
* TheStoic: Woodrow Call

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* %%* TheLancer: Gus
* %%* TheStoic: Woodrow Call



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4th Sep '14 10:09:02 AM Bolognaking
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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=] published in 1985. It was also adapted into a 1989 Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.''

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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=] published in 1985. It was also adapted into a 1989 Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.''
'' Two prequel novels, Dead Man's Walk and Comanche Moon were subsequently published.



* TakingYouWithMe: When [[spoiler: Blue Duck]] pulls his high-dive, he drags a lawman with him.

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* TakingYouWithMe: When [[spoiler: Blue Duck]] pulls his high-dive, he drags a lawman with him. him.
* TheLancer: Gus
3rd May '14 9:37:56 AM johnnye
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* GenreDeconstruction: [=McMurtry=] [[http://www.motherjones.com/media/2014/05/larry-mcmurtry-brokeback-mountain-last-kind-words intended]] the series to be one for the Western genre, but feels that a lot of people missed out on this.
21st Feb '14 1:21:48 AM m8e
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Larry [=McMurtry=] originally wrote "Lonesome Dove" in the early Seventies as a screenplay called "The Streets of Laredo" to be directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring JohnWayne as Call, JimmyStewart as Gus and Creator/HenryFonda as Jake Spoon. The proposed film was abandoned after Wayne turned down the part on the advice of director JohnFord. [=McMurtry=] turned the screenplay into a novel and used the original title for the sequel.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Larry [=McMurtry=] originally wrote "Lonesome Dove" in the early Seventies as a screenplay called "The Streets of Laredo" to be directed by Peter Bogdanovich and starring JohnWayne as Call, JimmyStewart as Gus and Creator/HenryFonda as Jake Spoon. The proposed film was abandoned after Wayne turned down the part on the advice of director JohnFord.Creator/JohnFord. [=McMurtry=] turned the screenplay into a novel and used the original title for the sequel.
5th Dec '13 12:57:52 PM hullflyer
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* BetterToDieThanBeKilled: When facing hanging, both [[spoiler: Jake and Blue Duck]] decide to pre-empt their execution. [[spoiler: Jake, who was being hanged from a tree branch, spurred his horse out from under himself before Gus could do it. Blue Duck, when about to be led from his fourth-storey cell to the gallows, broke away from his guards and jumped out a window.]]

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* BetterToDieThanBeKilled: When facing hanging, both [[spoiler: Jake and Blue Duck]] decide to pre-empt preempt their execution. [[spoiler: Jake, who was being hanged from a tree branch, spurred his horse out from under himself before Gus could do it. Blue Duck, when about to be led from his fourth-storey fourth-story cell to the gallows, broke away from his guards and jumped out a window.]]
9th Oct '13 4:55:31 PM Tapol
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In 1876, former Texas Rangers Captains Augustus McCrea and Woodrow Call run a livery in the small border town of Lonesome Dove. When their old colleague Jake Spoon arrives with tales of the unsettled territory in Montana, Call is inspired to drive of cattle there to start a ranch.

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In 1876, former Texas Rangers Captains Augustus McCrea [=McCrea=] and Woodrow Call run a livery in the small border town of Lonesome Dove. When their old colleague Jake Spoon arrives with tales of the unsettled territory in Montana, Call is inspired to drive of cattle there to start a ranch.
9th Oct '13 4:55:11 PM Tapol
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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=]. It was also adapted into a Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.''

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'''''Lonesome Dove''''' is the name of a highly-regarded [[TheWestern Western]] novel by Larry [=McMurtry=]. [=McMurtry=] published in 1985. It was also adapted into a 1989 Emmy-winning four-episode television miniseries. It is considered the first part of a trilogy, with the second being ''Film/OpenRange'' and the third being ''Film/BrokenTrail.''
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In 1876, former Texas Rangers Captains Augustus McCrea and Woodrow Call run a livery in the small border town of Lonesome Dove. When their old colleague Jake Spoon arrives with tales of the unsettled territory in Montana, Call is inspired to drive of cattle there to start a ranch.
9th Oct '13 4:47:45 PM Tapol
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-> I wanna do it, Gus. I wanna see that country, before the bankers and lawyers all git it.

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-> I ''I wanna do it, Gus. I wanna see that country, before the bankers and lawyers all git it. ''
9th Oct '13 4:47:17 PM Tapol
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-->'''Woodrow Call:''' Gus.
-->'''Gus [=McCrae=]:''' What?
-->'''Call:''' Why not go up to Montana? It's a cattleman's paradise to hear Jake tell it.
-->-->'''Gus:''' Sounds like a damn wilderness if you ask me. And we're a shade old to start fightin' Indians all over again, don't you think?
-->'''Call:''' I mean it, Gus. Why not, go north with a herd?
-->'''Gus:''' I'll tell you what. You ride on up there, clear out the Iindians, build a little cabin, get a nice fire goin' in the fireplace and me and Jake will gather a herd and then we'll come on up.
-->'''Call:''' I'd like to see the herd that you and Jake could gather. Herd o' whores, maybe.
-->'''Gus:''' Well you ain't no more a cattleman than I am, Call, and y'know it, too.
-->'''Call:''' I wanna do it, Gus. I wanna see that country, before the bankers and lawyers all git it.


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-->'''Woodrow Call:''' Gus.
-->'''Gus [=McCrae=]:''' What?
-->'''Call:''' Why not go up to Montana? It's a cattleman's paradise to hear Jake tell it.
-->-->'''Gus:''' Sounds like a damn wilderness if you ask me. And we're a shade old to start fightin' Indians all over again, don't you think?
-->'''Call:''' I mean it, Gus. Why not, go north with a herd?
-->'''Gus:''' I'll tell you what. You ride on up there, clear out the Iindians, build a little cabin, get a nice fire goin' in the fireplace and me and Jake will gather a herd and then we'll come on up.
-->'''Call:''' I'd like to see the herd that you and Jake could gather. Herd o' whores, maybe.
-->'''Gus:''' Well you ain't no more a cattleman than I am, Call, and y'know it, too.
-->'''Call:'''
-> I wanna do it, Gus. I wanna see that country, before the bankers and lawyers all git it. \n\n
-->-- '''Captain Woodrow Call'''
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