Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2008.
2 videodiscs (ca. 284 min.)
Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry.
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2008.
Prequel to the mini-series Lonesome Dove.
Special features: Behind the scenes of "Comanche moon"; Riding into the sunset: cowboy & riding training; Comanche heritage.
Texas Rangers Augustus McCrae and Woodrow F. Call are now young men dealing with the ever increasing tensions of adult life-- Gus with his great love, Clara, and Call with Maggie, the young prostitute who is in love with him. McCrae and Call join a Ranger troop in pursuit of three outlaws: Comanche Chief Buffalo Hump, Comanche horse thief Kicking Wolf and Ahumado, the deadly Mexican bandit king with a penchant for slow torture. Together, they struggle to protect an advancing western frontier against the defiant Comanches who are determined to defend their territory and their way of life.