When the Legends Die (1972)





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After the death of his parents, a young Ute Indian, Tom Black Bull (Frederic Forrest), meets up and befriends drunken lowlife Red Dillon (Richard Widmark). When Red discovers Tom's natural gift of handling horses, he convinces him to join the rodeo, where Red proceeds to make a great deal of money by betting on Tom's success. When Tom and Red part ways, they are later drawn back together by their unlikely friendship.
Classics , Western
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Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment


Richard Widmark
as Red Dillon
Frederic Forrest
as Tom Black Bull
Herbert Nelson
as Dr. Wilson
John War Eagle
as Blue Elk
Tillman Box
as Young Tom Black Bull
John Gruber
as Tex Walker
Garry Walberg
as Superintendent
Jack Mullaney
as Gas Station Attendant
Malcolm Curley
as Benny Grayback
Roy Engel
as Sam Turner
Rex Holman
as Neil Swenson
Mel Gallagher
as Cowboy
Evan Stevens
as George
John Renforth
as Old Man
Rhoda Stevens
as Teacher
Mel Flock
as Car Salesman
Lillian Bennett Thompson
as Albert Left Hand
Eldred Vigil Jr.
as Luther Spotted Dog
Terry Hutchison
as Waitress
Doug Vold
as Rodeo Hand
Bart Brower
as Rodeo Hand
Jiggs Beutler
as Stock Contractor
Guy Pinecoos Jr.
as Tribal Chairman
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An interesting contemporary view of cowboys and Indians.

Full Review… | February 13, 2001
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