Boxcar Bertha Movie Review Summary

Actors: Barbara Hershey, David Carradine, Barry Primus, Bernie Casey, John Carradine

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Produced by Roger Corman, BOXCAR BERTHA is a film directed by Martin Scorsese in 1972.
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During the depression era, a teenager, a syndicalist, a gambler and an harmonica player form a gang specializing in train robberies. They want to take revenge against John Carradine, the manager of the local railroad company who's taking advantage of the crisis by exploiting his employees.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Criminal enemy is...    -   big business/rich guy If this is a criminal POV story...    -   Armed robbery!

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   a teen Nudity    -   Chest and Buttocks Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Ample Bosom and Buttocks (woman)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest Forest?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   prison    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing    -   seeing breasts    -   seeing nude female butt    -   seeing nude male butt    -   sex under blankets Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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