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Son Of The Morning Star

Son Of The Morning Star

Air Date Rating Share Against the
Sunday, February 03, 1991 11.7 18 3
Monday, February 04, 1991 12.8 20 3
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  • Season: 1990-91
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Drama
  • Category: Miniseries
  • Subject Matter: True Story, Period Piece, Historical Piece, Biography, Western, American Indians
  • Based On: Son Of The Morning Star written by Evan S. Connell
  • Misc.: Based On Book/Play

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Plot Synopsis

Based on the book by Evan S. Connell. The controversial life of flamboyant General George Armstrong Custer, who forms the U.S. 7th Cavalry and leads them through ten years of the Indian Plain Wars, which eventually results in his legendary defeat at the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876.


Production Company:

  • Mount Company and Preston Fischer Co. IAW Republic Pictures TV

Production Type:

  • Independent
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