A movie producer in 1920s Hollywood tries to track down an elusive Western star for his next picture.
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Series cast summary:
Alden Adair ...  Prison Guard 2 episodes, 2008
Ryland Alexander Ryland Alexander ...  Deshane 2 episodes, 2008
Kent Allen Kent Allen ...  John Evans 2 episodes, 2008
Tim Allen Tim Allen ...  Doctor 2 episodes, 2008
Robert Benz Robert Benz ...  Captain 2 episodes, 2008
Ian Brodland Ian Brodland ...  Cowboy 2 episodes, 2008
Nicholas Campbell ...  Shorty McAdoo 2 episodes, 2008
Tantoo Cardinal ...  Little Soldier's Wife 2 episodes, 2008
Cavan Cunningham ...  Southern Gentleman 2 episodes, 2008
Daryn DeWalt Daryn DeWalt ...  Warden 2 episodes, 2008
Adrien Dorval ...  Fitz 2 episodes, 2008
Lorne Duquette Lorne Duquette ...  First Shoot 2 episodes, 2008
Ted Dykstra ...  Hank 2 episodes, 2008
Michael Eisner Michael Eisner ...  The Englishman's Boy 2 episodes, 2008
Mike Ennis ...  Assistant Director 2 episodes, 2008
Rémy Girard ...  Hotel Owner 2 episodes, 2008
Don Gillespie Don Gillespie ...  John Duval 2 episodes, 2008
Bill Hall Bill Hall ...  John Bell 2 episodes, 2008
Larry Heisler ...  Cowboy in Saloon 2 episodes, 2008
Bob Hoskins ...  Damon Ira Chance 2 episodes, 2008
Katharine Isabelle ...  Norma Carlyle 2 episodes, 2008
Shannon Jardine ...  Mrs. Farwell 2 episodes, 2008
Dan Lett ...  Able Farwell 2 episodes, 2008
Preston LeCaine Preston LeCaine ...  Blackfoot Indian 2 episodes, 2008
Michael Linklater Michael Linklater ...  Blackfoot Indian 2 episodes, 2008
Craig March ...  George Hammond 2 episodes, 2008
Amy Matysio ...  Beautiful Young Woman 2 episodes, 2008
Sera-Lys McArthur ...  Young Assiniboine Girl 2 episodes, 2008
Don McKellar ...  Coster 2 episodes, 2008
David McNally David McNally ...  Philander Vogle 2 episodes, 2008
Stephen Park ...  Scotty McDougall 2 episodes, 2008
Chris Ratz ...  Wylie 2 episodes, 2008
Dylan Smith ...  Ed Grace 2 episodes, 2008
Michael Therriault ...  Harry Vincent 2 episodes, 2008
R.H. Thomson ...  Tom Hardwick 2 episodes, 2008
Tyrone Tootoosis Tyrone Tootoosis ...  Little Soldier 2 episodes, 2008
Guy Vanderhaeghe Guy Vanderhaeghe ...  Bartender 2 episodes, 2008
Rob van Meenen Rob van Meenen ...  Character 'Cowboy Extra' 2 episodes, 2008
Sierra Walking Bear Sierra Walking Bear ...  Blackfoot Indian 2 episodes, 2008
Melissa Worme Melissa Worme ...  Indian girl- besieged 2 episodes, 2008
Jonathon Young ...  John Dawe 2 episodes, 2008
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A movie producer in 1920s Hollywood tries to track down an elusive Western star for his next picture.

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The Englishman's Boy
1 May 2015 | by johnwlkes1969See all my reviews

Having read the novel, one can quickly surmise that this rendition should have been made into a proper film instead of a two part CBC television series. What saves the whole thing are the performances or Katharine Isabelle, and more specifically, Nicholas Campbell. There is too much restraint in the film; it should have been more violent, more beautifully shot, and more cinematic in it's direction. I bore all of these limitations only to get another glimpse of Shorty, the haunted, remnant of a time when cowboys were real, and life held no room for frivolity. Critics have accused Mr. Campbell of showing too much restraint in his performance; but the actor had his own real life demons to contend with, and I feel he channels this angst in his performance. You can see it in his eyes. He is acting from his belly, immersing himself in the pain of Shorty. It's a wonderful performance; even down to the way his eyes look into the distance, like a real cowboy would. Some great performances wasted in a rather flat television drama.


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English

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2 March 2008 (Canada) See more »

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A táncoló cowboy See more »

Filming Locations:

Saskatchewan, Canada

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CAD9,800,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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