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When the Legends Die (1972)

PG  |   |  Western, Drama  |  1 December 1972 (West Germany)
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A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

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Red Dillon
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Tom Black Bull
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Mary
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Meo (Dillon's caretaker)
Herbert Nelson ...
Dr. Wilson
John War Eagle ...
Blue Elk
John Gruber ...
Clyde 'Tex' Walker
Garry Walberg ...
School Superintendant
Jack Mullaney ...
Gas Station Attendant
Malcolm Curley ...
Benny Grayback (school principal)
Roy Engel ...
Sam Turner
Rex Holman ...
Neil Swenson
Mel Gallagher ...
Cowboy
Tillman Box ...
Young Tom Black Bull
Sondra Pratt ...
Angie (girl who picks up Tom)
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A young, rebellious Ute Indian joins the rodeo circuit and falls in with a drunken mentor who teaches him the ways of the ring and the world.

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1 December 1972 (West Germany)  »

Also Known As:

Amikor a legendák meghalnak  »

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"Killer" Tom Black Bull: Where's Meo?
Red Dillon: Dead. Yep, he just come in here one night and said he was gonna die. The next morning he was dead. So I buried the old chili-eater out back there.
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Referenced in My Husband, the Producer (1974) See more »

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Summer Storm,
Lyrics by Bo Goldman
Music by Glenn Paxton
Sung by Freddie Hart and Kenni Husky
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Widmark Can Play Any Role
3 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Over the years I have always enjoyed the great acting of Richard Widmark and remember his crazy laugh while he pushed a lady in a wheel chair down a flight of stairs in a 1940's film called,"Kiss of Death",'47, which started his career. In this picture, Richard Widmark,(Red Dillon),"Madigan",'68 plays a rough and tough character from the West who lives and dies for the love of showing off his great skills with horses. Red Dillon becomes great friends with Frederic Forrest,('Killer',Tom Black Bull),"The Two Jakes",'90, who is a Native American and is a great horse lover and wins big prizes in Rodeo's through out the West. If you love this type of film, you can't miss this great Classic film and the great performance of Richard Widmark.


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