Man of the West Movie Review Summary

Actors: Gary Cooper, Lee J. Cobb, Julie London, Arthur O'Connell, Jack Lord, John Dehner

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MAN OF THE WEST is a western directed by Anthony Mann in 1958.

Link Jones was an outlaw a long time ago. But he's become well integrated in a small community and is now asked by his fellow citizens to go by train to Fort Worth in order to hire a teacher for the town. The train is attacked by robbers and Link, with two other passengers, left alone on the tracks. Searching for a shelter for the night, he arrives right to the outlaws's hiding place.
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Unfortunately for him, the leader of the gang is his own uncle, Dock Tobin, his partner in crime of the old days. In order to stay alive, Link convinces the old man that he's come back in order to resume his criminal activities. Link's cousin, Claude, doesn't believe a word of Link's speech and is waiting for the right moment to get rid of him.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 70% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   fighting bad business/family

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Texas Desert?    -   Yes Prairie?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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