- Additional Details
- Format: DVD
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 94 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: Fullscreen
- Language: English
- Studio: A&E Home Video
- DVD Release Date: September 18, 2007
- Audio: ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
- Cast: Jesse James, Caspar Poyck
- Genre: Documentary
- Color: Color
- Release Date: 2006
The thrilling true story of the legendary rebel's life and treacherous death, which is now the subject of a major motion picture starring Brad Pitt.
- A factual account of events portrayed in the blockbuster biopic starring Brad Pitt and Sam Shepard.
- Many believe James was never assassinated and lived to be more than a hundred years old.
- Includes The James Gang: Outlaw Brothers from the award-winning series REAL WEST.
He was a complicated figure, a legendary outlaw whose reputation captured the national imagination, a criminal and rebel motivated by politics, by profit and, some thought, by charity. He was a killer who met his fate while dusting a picture frame, shot in the back of the head.
JESSE JAMES: AMERICAN OUTLAW utilizes archival photographs and noted historians to detail the life and crimes of America's favorite rebel. From his early days as a Confederate guerilla fighter to his life of crime filled with numerous narrow escapes, Jesse James remains one of the most fabled anti-heroes of the Old West.
In this lavish production, THE HISTORY CHANNEL® presents a compelling look at the tale that is now the subject of the Hollywood blockbuster "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford." JESSE JAMES: AMERICAN OUTLAW sorts out the complex strains of Jesse James' life and death and the mystery that continues to surround it to this day.