Bonanza: The Return


Bonanza: The Return

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Based on the long-running TV western series Bonanza, this TV movie follows the descendants of the original Ponderosa bunch as they take on an evil strip-mining tycoon. A well-directed climax aboard a speeding train caps this enjoyable "retro" film.


Ben Johnson
as Bronc Evans
Michael Landon Jr.
as Benj Cartwright
Emily Warfield
as Sara Cartwright
Brian Leckner
as Josh Cartwright
Alistair MacDougall
as Adam Cartwright Jr.
Richard Roundtree
as Jacob Briscoe
Augustus Brandenburg
as Dean Stockwell
Linda Gray
as Laredo Stimmons
Dean Stockwell
as Augustus Brandenburg
Jack Elam
as Buckshot Patterson
Dirk Blocker
as Walter Fenster
David Sage
as Miller Swanson
Archie Lang
as Dr. Green
Richard Fullerton
as Head Surveyor
Stewart Moss
as Preston McAdam
James R. Sweeney
as Senator Swigert
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