The Legend of Tom Dooley (1959)

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This film is based on the popular folk song "Tom Dooley." Tom (Michael Landon) and his two Confederate Army companions ambush a Yankee stagecoach and kill two Union soldiers. Unaware the war is over, they become fugitives wanted for murder. Trying to escape to the South with his Northern girlfriend, Tom is persued by authorities and captured, leading to his demise as depicted in the song sung by The Kingston Trio.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Western, Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Stanley Shpetner
On DVD: Mar 28, 1995
Runtime:

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Cast


as Tom Dooley

as Laura

as Country Boy

as Charlie Grayson

as Father

as Doc Henry

as Lieutenant

as The Kid

as Confederate Soldier

as 1st Old Maid

as 2nd Old Maid
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Predictable but pleasing.

Full Review… | April 11, 2006
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