Gallant Sons Movie Review Summary

Actors: Jackie Cooper, Bonita Granville, Gene Reynolds

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Gallant Sons stars Gene reynolds as Johnny Davis, the son of reputed gambler Harlan Kiefer 'Natural' Davis. The movie opens up with Johnny and his friend Byron (Jackie Cooper) talking about who should be appointed their baseball team manager. Byron appoints Johnny to that position despite the fact that Byron's father Barton writes about Natural's supposed criminal activities in the paper. After a raid on Natural's gambling establishment goes sour, Barton has his crew follow Natural where upon they find him with a dead women. Looking guilty as can be, Natural doesn't tell the truth and is sentenced to 10 years in prison. This causes a big rift in Johnny and Byron's friendship and they fist fight on the ball field. Soon Byron and Johnny come to their senses and agree to investigate the case to prove once and for all whether Natural was guilty of murder or not.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   50% Kind of mystery?    -   skilled citizen investigator

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   a teen Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand

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