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    Default Cisco Dances with Wolves

    Anybody know what happened to him? I would imagine he has passed the rainbow bridge, but curious as I'm watching the movie now...


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    "Buck" (Cisco), one of the horses ridden in the movie, lived at 1880 Town until he passed away in 2008 at the age of 33. There is a memorial for him at his burial place in the 1880 Town.
    http://www.1880town.com/dances_with_wolves.html


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    He died in 2007. His grave is shown in this video at 2:55.

    http://youtu.be/OjfVAAgVRyg
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Matson View Post
    He died in 2007. His grave is shown in this video at 2:55.

    http://youtu.be/OjfVAAgVRyg
    I thought he was wonderful in the movie Dances with Wolves.



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    Friends of ours took a road trip from Montana back to Georgia (the LONG way) and saw a sign to "see Cisco from 'Dances with Wolves.'" This would have been 2003 or so. They said that Cisco was standing out in a paddock at 1880 Town, tubby, and couldn't care less about them coming to see him....until they saw a coin-operated feed machine. As soon as they put their quarters in, and turned the knob, he came trotting over. LOL
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    I loved Cisco in that movie (I've always had a soft spot for buckskins anyway). Just wish someone had warned me about that scene . . . never would have watched, and it is one that still bothers me.
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    I think his registered name was "Plain Justin Bar"

    He's one of my favorite Holllywood Horses, but then (while I have not had the chance to own one yet) I am a sucker for a buckskin/dun.

    Forget Kevin, his horse was my eye candy.
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    I've always had a little horsey crush on him.
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    [QUOTE=Skeezix;6231303]I loved Cisco in that movie (I've always had a soft spot for buckskins anyway). Just wish someone had warned me about that scene . . . never would have watched, and it is one that still bothers me.[/Qi

    I agree with you...that scene where Cisco was shot and killed by the Indians was just too real, and I haven't watched it since.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cordial View Post
    ...that scene where Cisco was shot and killed by the Indians was just too real, and I haven't watched it since.
    Cisco was shot and killed by U.S. Army soldiers (who also killed Two Socks).

    But I still enjoy the movie and have seen it numerous times.
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    I couldn't watch it after the horse and the wolf were killed. It was so unnecessary.
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    I found that scene unnecessary and actually really dislike authors that feel the need to kill animals in the plot (just finished one in which the dog of a main character is poisoned and he actually says, "well it was just an animal..."-last time I EVER read any more of his novels)

    But Michael Blake, author of DWW, wrote a sequel called "The Holy Road" several years later about the survivors of DWW. Extremely depressing and at the end (spoiler alert!!!!!) but based on a true event I guess 1000-1500 horses are killed in palo duro canyon (thanks to US calvary). Very very hard to read. glad its not a movie!



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    Yeah, I love that movie but assiduously turn it off before they shoot 2Socks and Cisco, but I love when the evil greasy cavalry guys get theirs.
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    I actually got to see him at the 1880 town in his paddock, probably in 2005 I think. He was standing in the far corner of his paddock, not interested in saying hello. He looked good though, for such an old man.
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    I saw that sign on my cross-country drive in 2007. I would have stopped, but I was pregnant, hot, cranky, and stuck in a Geo Metro with my husband, two dogs, two rats, and a lot of luggage. We just wanted to get home.
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    Quote Originally Posted by didgery View Post
    I saw that sign on my cross-country drive in 2007. I would have stopped, but I was pregnant, hot, cranky, and stuck in a Geo Metro with my husband, two dogs, two rats, and a lot of luggage. We just wanted to get home.
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