|True Grit: A Further Adventure|
|Written by|| Charles Portis (characters)|
|Directed by||Richard T. Heffron|
|Theme music composer||Earle Hagen|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Production location(s)||Buckskin Joe Frontier Town & Railway - 1193 Fremont County Road 3A, Canon City, Colorado|
|Running time||100 minutes|
|Production company(s)||Paramount Television|
|Original release||May 19, 1978|
|Preceded by||Rooster Cogburn|
True Grit: A Further Adventure is a 1978 American made-for-television western film directed by Richard T. Heffron. It is a sequel to True Grit (1969) and Rooster Cogburn (1975). While John Wayne portrays Rooster Cogburn in the first two films, Warren Oates takes over the role in this 1978 television version.Lisa Pelikan portrays Mattie Ross, played in the first film by Kim Darby. The supporting cast features Lee Meriwether and Parley Baer.
The further adventures of U.S. Marshal Rooster Cogburn are told here. He battles criminals and injustice in his own unorthodox way. Meanwhile, he must also contend with the ever tough-as-nails Mattie Ross, a teenage girl hellbent on reforming him.
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