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"Comes a Horseman" (1978) on TCM Sat. night/ Sun. morning

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I've heard a bit about this movie but never seen it - hope to record it tonight:

 

*Comes a Horseman* (1978) 2:45am ET

Rival ranchers battle over oil rights.

Cast: James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards Jr., George Grizzard Dir: Alan J. Pakula C-119 mins, TV-MA

 

Anyone here familiar with it? :)

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Saw this when it first came out. It is a beautifully shot film with wondrous vistas. The actors are all top notch, especially Richard Farnsworth who got an Academy Award nomination got supporting actor if I remember correctly He was a stuntman who started out in 1937 doubling for Gary Cooper in "The Adventures of Marco Polo" He is a pleasure to watch.. But the film fell flat for some reason at least for me., the script was good as was the direction. I know a lot of people loved it, but it just didn't do it for me....

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