When the Legends Die

When The Legends Die is a 1963 American novel, written by Hal Borland; and a 1972 American Western film released in DeLuxe Color by Twentieth Century-Fox.


A Ute Indian youth, Tom Black Bull (Frederic Forrest), leaves the reservation to enter the rodeo life. He is under the tutelage of Red Dillon (Richard Widmark), a talented man with a drinking problem. The youth deals with the struggle between two worlds and deciding what life has to offer.

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    director Stuart Millar
    editor Louis San Andres
    genre western
    keywords drink frederic forrest ute ute people
    musicBy Glenn Paxton
    producer Gene Lasko Stuart Millar
    productionCompany Sagaponack Films