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Bucking Broncho (1894)

A fine exhibition of horsemanship by Lee Martin, a genuine cowboy. This particular broncho is an unusually wicked one. (from Edison Films)
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Cast

Uncredited cast:
Frank Hammitt Frank Hammitt ... Himself (uncredited)
Lee Martin Lee Martin ... Himself (uncredited)
Sunfish Sunfish ... Himself - the 'bucking broncho' (uncredited)
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Lee Martin, one of the cowboy stars in 'Buffalo Bill's Wild West', rides a bronco as a crowd looks on. While the horse is trying to throw Martin off its back, another cowboy stands on top of a fence rail and occasionally fires his six-shooter, to spur on both horse and rider. Written by Snow Leopard

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Documentary | Short

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Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Release Date:

16 October 1894 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Лошадь встала на дыбы See more »

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Silent

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1.33 : 1
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Early Edison
19 April 2009 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

Bucking Broncho (1894)

*** (out of 4)

Early Edison short shows an act from "Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show" and has a cowboy riding (as the title says) a bucking broncho. The film runs just over twenty-seconds so don't expect anything too ground breaking but it's still a nice little film considering the time it was made. I was really impressed with how good the cinematography was considering the age of the movie and how much stuff like this was being done at the time. Fans of early cinema will certainly want to watch this one. Even better is the danger of the event, which comes off quite well.


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