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High Sierra Movie Review Summary

Actors: Humphrey Bogart, Ida Lupino

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After being released from prison, a thief is hired to rob a hotel. On the way out west he meets a handicapped girl and helps her get an operation. After the robbery, the thief's two partners are killed in a car accident, but the inside guy lives and squeals on the thief. The thief's jewelry fence dies and the thief is forced to stick around to wait for another fence. While at a motel the thief is recognized. He flees and the cops give chase. The cops chase him into the mountains. The thief climbs into the rocks and makes a stand, refusing to surrender. After a stand-off, a sharp shooter is able to draw a bead on the thief and take him out.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson



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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals portrayed sympathetically on the run

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   thief/con artist Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)

Setting

United States    -   Yes Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   falling off Misc setting    -   resort/hotel

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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