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black rider

"Famine," the third of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, so named for the black horse upon which it rides. The food shortages are at a critical level, as if the black rider has swept through the country and demolished our fields and supplies.
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Ere long the car was once more grazing the soil, and Al-Hadji's black riders rushed toward it; but, as frequently happens in like cases, the balloon had scarcely touched the surface ere it rebounded, and only came down again a mile away.
The strategy of this journey in 1961 was to have a sitting arrangement of at least one interracial pair, one black rider sitting up front and the rest would sit spread over in the bus.
Next Wayne is a sinister Black Rider, walking on metre-high stilts with a horse costume lowered over his head.
He's wasted as the supposedly menacing Black Rider in this ham-fisted fantasy adventure.
So out on the dusty plains, his herd of titles included Kid Colt Outlaw and Two-Gun Kid, Ringo Kid and Rawhide Kid -- and, oh, Black Rider and Gunsmoke Western.
The fall DVD release of GOD'S NOT DEAD is the first in a string for Pure Flix which will also release REDEEMED, REVELATION ROAD: THE BLACK RIDER, and MISSION AIR.
The colt's jockey, Kevin Krigger, had been vying to become the first black rider to win the race since 1902.
Black Rider can improve on a promising second as he lines up in the coral.
The two-day event includes performances from Liverpool's urban music talent Young Kof, a screening of Pepe Danquart's award-winning film The Black Rider and drums and dance moves from Portuguese street performers Eclodir Azul.
Jeffries made his stage debut in Carrington VC at London's Westminster Theatre in 1949, and began his long run of film work in The Black Rider five years later.
Kessel, who helped produce Waits' rock opera the Black Rider begins with a brief biography and discussion of each of his albums before presenting a thorough analysis of the man's instrumentation, voice, music, and writing, concluding with an essay on Tom Waits's realism.
But as I slowed down I saw a black horse with a black rider, who had a long black cape and three-cornered hat.
Robert Wilson's The Black Rider, 1990, is a delirious journey through a vivid theatrical landscape dotted with the signposts of vaudeville, cabaret, circus, and opera.
There is no sound too jarring, jangling, mumbled or misplaced not to have a place in Robert Wilson's ``The Black Rider.
Sent off at 1-4, her rivals never had a look-in as she made all and passed the post four and a half lengths clear of newcomer Black Rider.