Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world's hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 ... See full summary »
Lee H. Katzin
A renowned former army scout is hired by ranchers to hunt down rustlers but finds himself on trial for the murder of a boy when he carries out his job too well. Tom Horn finds that the simple skills he knows are of no help in dealing with the ambitions of ranchers and corrupt officials as progress marches over him and the old west.Written by
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Filmed at the beginning of 1979, Steve McQueen was already very ill with cancer. He had difficulty breathing, and began coughing up blood towards the end of filming, but assumed he had pneumonia. See more »
The rifle Steve McQueen uses in the film is a Winchester Model 1876, stated to be chambered in .45-60 Winchester, however, the rifle was actually chambered in .45-75 Winchester. The real life Tom Horn carried a Winchester Model 1894 chambered in .30-30 Winchester. See more »
[referring to the witnesses at his hanging]
Sam, I never did see such a pasty-faced bunch of marshals.
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UK cinema and video versions were cut by 39 secs by the BBFC to remove a horse-fall and to edit a scene of a man's head being blasted during a gunfight. The 2006 DVD release restores some cuts and is only missing 6 secs of the horse-fall. See more »
This was a very good movie. One of my favorites of the west. I think it gives a good account of the actual event. I was in Cheyenne shortly after I saw the movie,the first time, and was able to find out a bit about the actual event.
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