Synopsis by Hal Erickson
Earl Holliman and Vincent Van Patten star in the made-for-TV Disney movie The Boy and the Bronc Buster. Van Patten plays a farm kid of the 1880s who joins cowboy Holliman on the rodeo circuit. The plot thickens when the boy discovers that his mentor is a fugitive from justice, wanted for murder. Filmed in Arizona, The Boy and the Bronc Buster originated as a 2-part installment of TV's Wonderful World of Disney. It was first telecast March 18 and 25, 1973.
law, boy, friendship, generation-gap, killing, on-the-run, rodeo, youth