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Man and Boy (1971)

After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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After the Civil War, a black ex-union soldier, his wife, and his son settle in Arizona Territory to homestead and build their lives. At first, Caleb Revers race doesn't seem to matter, but then things change.

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Bill Cosby comes to the big screen in a stunning switch from his TV and comedy portrayals to a starkly dramatic role!


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28 January 1976 (Mexico)  »

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Composed And Arranged by J.J. Johnson
Performed by J.J. Johnson And His Orchestra
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He attempts to catch a wild horse
24 November 2000 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

It was just rather interesting how much a person could need something and the skills developed to acquire it, especially capturing something wild, like the white horse with its brown relatives. Anyway, after lassoing it, it winds up dragging him until the rope breaks. That was a cinematic scene. I only saw a reel of this film, a reel that mysteriously was identified as a reel from Westworld.


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