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Raw Deal Movie Review Summary

Actors: Dennis O'Keefe, Claire Trevor, Marsha Hunt, Raymond Burr, John Ireland

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RAW DEAL is a movie directed by Anthony Mann in 1948.

With the help of his girl-friend Pat, Joe Sullivan escapes from prison. When their car breaks down, the two fugitives go to Ann, Joe's lawyer, kidnap the young woman and head west in Ann's automobile. Pat has made reservations on a boat leaving San Francisco for Panama. They just have to collect the $50,000 that Rick, Joe's partner, has promised to give them. But when a hitman tries to kill Joe in Crescent City, they understand they have been double-crossed by Rick.
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Meanwhile, Ann tries to persuade Joe to surrender to the authorities and falls in love with his client. Soon, there is an open war going on between the two women as Joe is also attracted to Ann. As they finally arrive in San Francisco with the police still right behind them, Joe wants to square up with Rick before taking the boat.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 50%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1980's-1999 Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict

Main Character

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

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West City?    -   Yes City:    -   San Francisco Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns Unusual forms of death    -   dropped from large heights    -   perforation--bullets Any profanity?    -   None

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