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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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Mrs. Van Ripper
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Samuel Holden ...
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Pastor Van Der Veen
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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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Katrina Van Tassle: There goes Brom Bones and his gang on another night of carousing.
Mrs. Van Tassle: Will that boy ever grow up?
Katrina Van Tassle: Not in my lifetime.
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Pretty close to Washington Irving.
16 October 2000 | by (Baton Rouge) – See all my reviews

I thought this was the best of the "Sleepy Hollow" films that I've seen (incl. the Johnny Depp and Jeff Goldblum versions) at staying true to the original story (however, I really liked Tim Burton's version as well). Though I agree that the legend doesn't especially make for a tight 2-hour feature, this film, which I discovered accidentally on an obscure channel, was very entertaining. Brent Carver was awesome as Ichabod Crane, but the guy who played Brom Bones was a bit too "cutesie." A good choice for adults and children alike.


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