Silent Tongue

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  • PG-13
Set against the rolling hills of the Wild West, a band of cowboys cuts through the dust, selling spirits, medicine and prostitutes to the locals. A lone rider, Prescott Roe (Richard Harris) steals proprietor Eamon McCree's (Alan Bates) half-breed daughter. read more
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Set against the rolling hills of the Wild West, a band of cowboys cuts through the dust, selling spirits, medicine and prostitutes to the locals. A lone rider, Prescott Roe (Richard Harris) steals proprietor Eamon McCree's (Alan Bates) half-breed daughter. WithEamon and his son Reeves (Dermot Mulroney) in pursuit, Prescott delivers the kidnapped woman to his son Talbot (River Phoenix). Despite her beauty, he can't put the past behind him and seeks a new life on his untamed frontier.

Original Release

01/28/1993

Cast

Alan Bates Eamon McCree
Dermot Mulroney Reeves McCree
Richard Harris Prescott Roe
River Phoenix Talbot Roe
Sheila Tousey Ghost
Tantoo Cardinal Silent Tongue
Bill Irwin Comic
Jeri Arredondo Velada McCree
David Shiner Straight Man
Tommy Thompson Medicine Show Band Performer
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Sam Shepard

Writers

Sam Shepard

Cast

Alan Bates Eamon McCree
Dermot Mulroney Reeves McCree
Richard Harris Prescott Roe
River Phoenix Talbot Roe
Sheila Tousey Ghost
Tantoo Cardinal Silent Tongue
Bill Irwin Comic
Jeri Arredondo Velada McCree
David Shiner Straight Man
Tommy Thompson Medicine Show Band Performer
Jack Herrick Medicine Show Band Performer
Bland Simpson Medicine Show Band Performer
Clay Buckner Medicine Show Band Performer
Chris Frank Medicine Show Band Performer
Arturo Gil Little Person Acrobat #1
Joseph S. Griffo Little Person Acrobat #2 (as Joseph Griffo)
Billy Beck Petrified Man
Philip Attmore Boy Tap Dancer (as Phillip Attmore)
Al Lujan Kiowa Drummer
Devino Tricoche Fire-Eater

Producers

Gene Rosow Executive Producer
Bill Yahraus Executive Producer
Ludi Boeken Producer
Carolyn Pfeiffer Producer
Catherine Scheinman Producer

Editors

Bill Yahraus

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