True Grit: A Further Adventure

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True Grit: A Further Adventure
Written by Charles Portis (characters)
Sandor Stern
Directed by Richard T. Heffron
Starring Warren Oates
Theme music composer Earle H. Hagen
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Paramount Television
Editor(s) Jerry Young
Cinematography Stevan Larner
Running time 100 minutes
Original network ABC
Original release May 19, 1978 (1978-05-19)
Preceded by Rooster Cogburn

True Grit: A Further Adventure is a 1978 television film sequel to the movies True Grit and Rooster Cogburn. While John Wayne portrays Rooster Cogburn in the first two films, Warren Oates takes over the role in this 1978 television film.[1] Lisa Pelikan portrays Mattie Ross, played in the first film by Kim Darby. The supporting cast features Lee Meriwether and Parley Baer and the film was directed by Richard T. Heffron.


The further adventures of U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn are told here. He battles criminals and injustice in his own unorthodox way. Meanwhile, he must also contend with the ever tough-as-nails Mattie Ross, a teenage girl hellbent on reforming him.


See also[edit]

List of television films produced for American Broadcasting Company


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