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Scarface (1932) Movie Review Summary

Actors: Paul Muni, Ann Dvorak, George Raft, Boris Karloff

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SCARFACE is a Howard Hughes production written by Ben Hecht and directed by Howard Hawks.
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The rise and fall of Tony Camonte, a vicious gangster blinded by his desire to be number one. His incestuous relation with his sister Ann Dvorak will cost the life of his only friend George Raft who fell in love with her.

The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler



Script Analysis of Scarface (1932)

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 10%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 50% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Taboo Sex Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   catching/stopping killer Kind of story:    -   incest Criminal enemy is...    -   Mafia conflict If this is a criminal POV story...    -   criminals killing each other    -   one man's rise in a criminal organization

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Italian

Setting

United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   Chicago Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

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 Is this movie based on a    -   book

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