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The Saddle That Invented the Stuntman

  • Aired: 06/21/2011
  • 14:17
  • Rating: NR
A veteran collector of cowboy gear thinks he may have a saddle that once belonged to rodeo champion and Hollywood legend, Yakima Canutt. Canutt dominated the rodeo circuit until launching his acting career, appearing in silent movies and doubled as a stuntman for some of Hollywood's biggest names. Watch as Wes Cowan investigates whether the saddle actually belonged to the Hollywood cowboy.
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Wes Cowan connects a rodeo saddle to a star that changed Hollywood movie-making.
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