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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Mystery  |  23 October 1999 (USA)
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Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, ... See full summary »

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Brent Carver ...
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Mr. Van Tassle
Kathleen Fee ...
Mrs. Van Tassle
Paul Lemelin ...
Michel Perron ...
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Mrs. Van Ripper
Lisa Bronwyn Moore ...
Mrs. Van Ecke
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Mr. Van Ecke
Samuel Holden ...
Ernest Van Ecke
Michael Rudder ...
Pastor Van Der Veen
Danette Mackay ...
Mrs. Van Der Veen (as Danette MacKay)
Brendan McClarty ...
Brom Crony
Martin Kevan ...
Aaron
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Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, inherit her father's rich estate. Her suitor Brom Bones, the blacksmith, wants to scare him away and dresses up as the legendary Headless Horseman. During the prank, the real ghost appears and drives Ichabod off. Written by Betty Palik

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The headless horseman rides again.


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Brom Bones: [about Katrina] I love her more than life itself. I don't believe he loves her. Not like I do.
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Sleepy Hollow is a sleeper
31 October 2002 | by (Santa Clarita, CA) – See all my reviews

This version wasn't any too good. There was just nothing special about it. And what I couldn't stnad was that Ichobad was not likeable. Although Brent Carver did a good job with the acting, the character was not that of a loveable teacher, but of a snobby educated man, who looks down on people who aren't. The problem I think that a lot of people run into when they are making this film is that they are trying to expand a short story into a full length movie. I still prefer the Disney version the best. Tim Burton's version comes second.


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