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Comes a Horseman

Comes a Horseman is a 1978 film starring James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, and Richard Farnsworth, directed by Alan J. Pakula. Set in the American West of the 1940s but not a typical Western, it tells the story of two ranchers whose small operation is threatened both by economic hardship and the expansionist dreams of a local land baron. Farnsworth, a former stuntman, received a Best Supporting Actor Academy Award nomination for his performance. A stuntman working on this film, Jim Sheppard, was killed while doing a scene where Robards' character is dragged to his death. A horse dragging him veered from its course and caused Sheppard to hit his head on a fence post. The scene made ... more on Wikipedia

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