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Buffalo Rider (1978)

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In the 1800s Jake Jones finds a buffalo about to be eaten by coyotes. He rescues the buffalo and raises it. He names the him Samson. Jones decides to break the buffalo and saddle him. He ... See full summary »

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Frank Nesbitt
Rich Scheeland ...
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Ted Clayborn
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In the 1800s Jake Jones finds a buffalo about to be eaten by coyotes. He rescues the buffalo and raises it. He names the him Samson. Jones decides to break the buffalo and saddle him. He then becomes the guy ON A buffalo. Written by UKISOCIETY JONES

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Charging on 2000 pounds of revenge!


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Buffalo Jones: A couple of grizzlies got him, but I think he'll be okay.
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The Life and Legend of Buffalo Jones
by Al Capps and Lane Caudell
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Most excellent film ever made
29 September 2011 | by (Lewisville Texas) – See all my reviews

I saw the inspiring youtube short "Guy on a Buffalo" and without a doubt this is the greatest single piece of cinema ever created. Everyone's life is richer for it having been made. I cannot wait for the inevitable sequel, and pray that it doesn't involve too much CG. The morality of Buffalo Rider is sure to be lost should the effects be updated in the fashion of the Star Wars movies. I only pray that someone somewhere has suitable trivia to eventually provide for this masterpiece of American cinema. Where did the cougar come from? What did the wolf have to do with anything? What was the nature of the relationship between Buffalo and man. Was it ahead of it's time? I daresay any man who says otherwise should be buffaloed. As they say, Buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.


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