A movie based on the true life story of Bass Reeves, a legendary tough African American cowboy in the Wild West. Bass Reeves was the first black deputy U.S. marshal west of the Mississippi River. He worked mostly in Arkansas and the Oklahoma Territory. During his long career, he was credited with arresting more than 3,000 felons. He shot and killed 14 outlaws in self-defense
Did You Know?
A lot of the movie was filmed at Tannehill State Park in McCalla, Alabama (close to Birmingham). See more
At 1:32:40 when Bass in in the bedroom during a shootout a pot belly stove with a flue pipe can be seen. The flue has duct tape wrapped around it. Duct tape did exist at the time and duct tape would burn when wrapped around a hot flue. See more
Gonna Make A Change
Written by Savannah Lathem
Performed by Savannah Lathem
Arranged by Savannah Lathem See more