Garden of Evil Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gary Cooper, Susan Hayward, Richard Widmark, Cameron Mitchell, Hugh Marlowe, Rita Moreno

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Directed by Henry Hathaway in 1954. Hooker, Fiske and Daly disembark in a small Mexican village when their boat has mechanical problems. The same evening, Leah Fuller offers $ 2,000 to each one of them if they accompany her through the territory apache in order to save her husband, blocked by a crumbling in their gold mine. They all start a dangerous journey through mountains and deserts. Daly tries to seduce Leah but he's rejected by the young woman and Hooker teaches him a lesson.
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After a few days, they finally arrive at the gold mine and save John Fuller who has nevertheless a broken leg. As the Apaches come nearer, the group decides to leave the area at once. Daly and Fuller are soon killed by the Indians who follow them closely. Fiske proposes to remain alone in ambush to allow Hooker and Leah Fuller to elude an inevitable death.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 60% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   Good white men fighting wicked Indians    -   rescue

Main Character

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


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Mexico Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--swords/knives

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