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You Know My Name (1999)

Not Rated | | Drama, Western | TV Movie 22 August 1999
Fact-based bio of early film director-producer, Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tighman was a real life cowboy, who rode with the Earps & faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films... See full summary »

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Fact-based bio of early film director-producer, Bill Tilghman (Sam Elliott). Tighman was a real life cowboy, who rode with the Earps & faced down countless bad guys. When he turned to films, he was determined to make authentic Westerns, rather than the fake carrying on of Tom Mix & other Western movie stars of the day. The only problem was that no one wanted to see his non-stars in any story. Arliss Howard co-stars as a cocaine-addled law enforcement nemesis of Tighman, who attempts to stop him at every turn. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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America's Last Great Lawman Takes On a New Kind of Outlaw.

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Sam Elliott was age 55 when this was made. He played the 70 year old Tilghman. Carolyn McCormick was 40. She played Tilghman's wife Zoe, who in 1924 was age 44. In real life, Tilghman was 26 years older than Zoe. See more »

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At the beginning, when they are raiding the moonshiners, a man in gray gets shot in the back with a shotgun, and falls over a barrel. When the camera angle changes, the same man gets shot in the back again, and falls over the same barrel again. See more »

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Bill Tilghman: This one - Dalton Brothers, who tried to rob two banks at one time. This thing about outlaws, boys - dumber'n stink bugs, most of 'em.
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Great Story! Great Actor! What Happened?
5 September 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie definitely could have been better. First, you've got a great story of a great man to the people and law of Cromwell. Second, without a doubt, you've got Sam Elliot! After Clint Eastwood, nobody took the role of a great western actor...until Sam Elliot.


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