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Odds Against Tomorrow Movie Review Summary

Actors: Harry Belafante, Shelley Winters, Ed Begley, Robert Ryan

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Based on a novel by WIlliam P. McGivern, Odds Against Tomorrow stars Robert Ryan as Earl Slater. The movie opens up with Slater going to see David Burke (Ed Begley) at a hotel. It's here the Burke offers Slater a chance at a possible fifty thousand dollar payoff for a bank robbery. Rght after Slater leaves, Burke gets a visit from Johnny Ingram (Harry Belefante) and he offers Johnny a spot on this heist. There is some friction between Slater and Ingram and Burke tries to diffues that by taking Slater upstate to where the bank robbery will take place. Burke shows him him how easy the job is but Slater still has reservations about working with a black man. Both Slater and Ingram have financial and women problems which persuade them to take the job. Once at the heist spot Burkes plan falls apart and the crew self destructs in a very explosive and abrupt ending.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   Armed robbery!

Main Character

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

Setting

City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   perforation--bullets Is this movie based on a    -   book

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