Picks and Pans Review: Lonesome Dove

updated 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/25/1989 AT 01:00 AM EST

The best cattle drive that's moseyed across the tube since Rawhide, this adaptation of Larry McMurtry's novel was eight hours of sustained pleasure, full of memorable performances from bit players to stars Robert Duvall and Anjelica Huston.

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