‘Iron Orchard,’ a Van Zandt story, brings Texas oil legend to life

The trailer for 'Iron Orchard,' a new independent film based on a novel written by "Tom Pendleton," a pseudonym for a banker from Fort Worth's Van Zandt family.
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The trailer for 'Iron Orchard,' a new independent film based on a novel written by "Tom Pendleton," a pseudonym for a banker from Fort Worth's Van Zandt family.

Oil, riches and a Fort Worth family secret: How a great Texas tale became a movie

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About Bud Kennedy

Bud Kennedy

@budkennedy

Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

Email Bud at bud@star-telegram.com