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Then, the project disappeared... last entry on the Facebook page was February 2011, saying the production was on hiatus but would resume shooting in mid-May.
Well, it turns out that the producer was sent to jail for fraud in relation to another movie. And he's being sued by investors in the Big Valley movie, who claim he spent all the money but never intended to make the film.
Here's the article:
https://www.courthousenews.com/investor ... n-a-movie/
I'm not sure it would have been a great movie - the TV show was interesting enough, but there wasn't anything really "special" about it unless you consider the plot of the first couple episodes which explain who Heath was. But after about 5-6 episodes, Heath just became "one of the sons" and even called Victoria "Mother".
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I think it would have been an okay movie - using Lee majors to play Thomas Barkley would have set the stage nicely. Too bad it didn't happen.ellen wrote: I'm not sure it would have been a great movie - the TV show was interesting enough, but there wasn't anything really "special" about it unless you consider the plot of the first couple episodes which explain who Heath was. But after about 5-6 episodes, Heath just became "one of the sons" and even called Victoria "Mother".
Lee Majors has popped up on a few TV episodes lately - Dallas, CSI:NY, Grey's Anatomy. He's filming a few movies now, as well. Still handsome and those blue eyes . . .
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As far as the guys, sorry Heath didn't do a thing for me but I never could quite make up my mind between Nick (Peter Breck) and Jarrod (Richard Long)...
But then every time I saw Jarrod's incredible blue eyes...I was a goner for sure
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I loved the Matriarchy of Big Valley. It was unusual for a western series and Barbara Stanwyck was perfect. Linda Evans as her daughter was a living Barbie Doll.
The Big Valley, I think, was a bit more daring and liberal, than Bonanza; willing to push the audiences' buttons a bit more. The fact that Lee Majors got away with saying the word "bastard" (even if it was used in its correct context) on 1960s television must have been a real humdinger at the time.
Just a great show. Watched PR's guest appearance on "Run of the Cat", loved his beard. Peter Breck's performance in this episode was impressive, too.
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