Comes a Horseman

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Comes a Horseman ★★½ 1978 (PG)

Robards is a cattle baron, attempting to gobble up all the oil-rich land his neighbor owns. Neighbor Fonda has the courage to stand up to him, with the help of a WWII veteran and the local old timer Farnsworth, in this slow-moving but intriguing western drama. 119m/C VHS, DVD . James Caan, Jane Fonda, Jason Robards Jr., George Grizzard, Richard Farnsworth, Jim Davis, Mark Harmon; D: Alan J. Pakula; W: Dennis Lynton Clark; C: Gordon Willis; M: Michael Small. Natl. Bd. of Review '78: Support. Actor (Farnsworth); Natl. Soc. Film Critics '78: Support. Actor (Farnsworth).