Since 1921, dozens of movies, television programs, books, plays, and comic books have featured a character based on Jesse James; actors Roy Rogers, Kris Kristofferson, Rob Lowe, Colin Farrell and Brad Pitt have all played James in feature films, depicting him in very different lights. Which portrayal do you think is the most historically accurate? Do you have a favorite?
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