Saboteur Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Cummings, Priscilla Lane, Otto Kruger, Norman Lloyd, Alma Kruger

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SABOTEUR is a movie directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1941.

Los Angeles. Robert Cummings is falsely blamed for the destruction of the aircraft factory he's working for. He will spend the next 100 minutes of the movie searching through the country for Norman Lloyd, the saboteur. He will eventually discover that there is a 5th column at work in the U.S.A. whose goal is to destabilize the country. Police and F.B.I. who still believe Cummings is guilty, won't help him until the end.
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A great Hitchcock movie.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Spying & Terrorists    -   Yes Cloak & Dagger Plotlets:    -   finding a spy/saboteur Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals portrayed sympathetically on the run

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West    -   Northeast    -   California Desert?    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   Los Angeles Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

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    -   dropped from large heights    -   flamed Lot of special effects?    -   Yes Kinds of F/X    -   exploding bombs

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