High Sierra Movie Review Summary

Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Alan Curtis, Arthur Kennedy, Henry Travers, Henry Hull

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Written by John Huston, HIGH SIERRA is a Warner production directed by Raoul Walsh in 1941.
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Roy Earle must thank the man responsible for his release from prison by taking part in a robbery. His partners are amateurs and are killed in an car accident just after having robbed the jewels from the safe of a famous hotel. Roy and Ida Lupino, the young woman who's fallen in love with him, must now hide from the police forces, waiting for the right moment to collect their share from the hold-up.

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminals (shown sympathetically) on the run    -   armed robbers! Lover is...    -   criminal/bad doer

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   California Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Forest?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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