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The Ransom of Red Chief (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Western  |  16 August 1998 (USA)
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Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.

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Two hobos strike on a get-rich quick scheme to kidnap an overly-energetic 9-year-old son of a local banker. Based on the classic story by O'Henry.

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I was pleased when I saw this. Flows nicely with the actual story.
18 October 2003 | by (Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

I read this story when I was in seventh grade, and was happy to see this television movie. It flowed nicely with the actual story, and I did not have one complaint. For anyone who has ever wanted to watch or read a family oriented piece, 'Ransom of Red Chief' is a good one.


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