Robert Redford's "Jeremiah Johnson”: The Real Story of a Hollywood Mountain Man

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The lore and legend of the American Mountain Man only grows with time. In 2015, Leonardo DiCaprio played the legendary Mountain Man, Hugh Glass in The Revenant. And in 1972, Robert Redford starred as the title character in Jeremiah Johnson. And like Hugh Glass, Johnson too was a real-life fur trapper. Here to separate fact from fiction is Ashley Hlebinsky.