Chisum Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Wayne, Forrest Tucker, Christopher George, Ben Johnson, Bruce Cabot, Richard Jaeckel, Patric Knowles

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CHISUM is a western directed by Andrew V. McLaglen in 1970.

John Chisum is a rancher who has created a little cattle empire in New Mexico. Now, there's a man in town, Lawrence Murphy, who badly wants to take Chisum's place. Murphy hires a bunch of bad guys whose mission is to provoke Chisum and force him to make a mistake. Fortunately, William-Billy the Kid-Bonney and Pat Garrett, at the beginning of their career, will help Chisum when the time of the inevitable confrontation between the two men comes.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   fighting bad business/family

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   rancher Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Prairie?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch?    -   Yes Farm/Ranch:    -   ranch

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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