The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.

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The story of frontiersman Tom Horn, and his career as a cavalry scout, a tracker, a Pinkerton agent and a range detective, and the final events in his life that led to his tragic death.

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William Goldman wrote a full-length feature film script, intended to be a cinema release starring Steve McQueen and directed by Don Siegel. McQueen fell out with both men and made his film with others - "Tom Horn" was finally released, after many delays and changes of personnel, in 1980. Goldman's script was converted into this two-part TV movie, with many alterations of which Goldman disapproved. See more »

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Tom Horn: [just before the gallows trap springs] You can't hurt a Christian.
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Best acting job by Widmark and Carradine
26 December 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Carradine is remarkable as he becomes Tom Horn and Widmark Playing a crippled up old scout was magnificent.Supporting cast and direction were top drawer. No movie was better made than than this TV endeaver.I can never forget Widmark saying to Mr. Horn " My good leg is now my bad leg".


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