Bound for Glory Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Carradine, Ronny Cox, Randy Quaid, Melinda Dillon

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Woody Guthrie, stuck going nowhere in the Depression-era Dust Bowl, decides to move out to California to find work. But he sees there that jobs are scarce, and the unorganized workers are being taken advantage of. He begins to write and play protest songs in order to galvanize the workers into forming a union, and quickly becomes a famous figure.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Polit/Social/Race/Gender activism    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   union leaders fighting for labor rights

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   singer/musician Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Midwest    -   California Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Small town?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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