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You Know My Name (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | TV Movie 22 August 1999
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Fact-based biography of early film Producer and Director Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tilghman was a real-life cowboy, who rode with the Earps and faced down countless bad guys. When he ... See full summary »

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John Kent Harrison
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sam Elliott ... Bill Tilghman
Arliss Howard ... Wiley
Carolyn McCormick ... Zoe
James Gammon ... Real Arkansas Tom
R. Lee Ermey ... Marshal Nix
James Parks ... Alibi Joe
Sheila McCarthy ... Mrs. Lynn
Nataalia Rey Nataalia Rey ... Rose
Jonathon Young ... Hugh (as Jonathan Young)
Perla Batalla Perla Batalla ... Singer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Marty Antonini ... Businessman
Dwayne Armitage Dwayne Armitage ... Wild Bill Hickock
Kevin Armitage Kevin Armitage ... Roustabout
James Baker James Baker ... Doolin
David Barrett David Barrett ... Drunk
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Storyline

Fact-based biography of early film Producer and Director Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tilghman was a real-life cowboy, who rode with the Earps and faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films, he was determined to make authentic Westerns, rather than the fake carrying on of Tom Mix and other Western movie stars of the day. The only problem was that no one wanted to see his non-stars in any story. Arliss Howard co-stars as a cocaine-addled law enforcement nemesis of Tighman, who attempts to stop him at every turn. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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America's Last Great Lawman Takes On a New Kind of Outlaw.

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Drama | Western

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

TNT

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

You Know My Name See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

The film was not shot in Seminole, Oklahoma, as the iron rich dirt is red, and there are no small mountains. However, anyone who has looked up the filming locations already knows this. See more »

Goofs

Tilghman refers to "Wild Bill" Hickok as William B. Hickok, when his real name was James B. Hickok. See more »

Quotes

Zoe: There're no more heroes.
Bill Tilghman: Is that a fact?
Zoe: Yes, it's a fact. He's talkin' about what the world's become after that horrible war.
Bill Tilghman: You just mean he's talkin' about a couple a' lazy bums who need a good kick in their Royal Americans.
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References Passing of the Oklahoma Outlaws (1915) See more »

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Great Story! Great Actor! What Happened?
5 September 1999 | by djkruseSee all my reviews

This movie definitely could have been better. First, you've got a great story of a great man to the people and law of Cromwell. Second, without a doubt, you've got Sam Elliot! After Clint Eastwood, nobody took the role of a great western actor...until Sam Elliot.


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