She Wore a Yellow Ribbon Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Wayne, Joanne Dru, John Agar, Ben Johnson

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A cavalry seargent with only a week left until retirement counts down the days.
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On his last patrol, he's forced to escort two women through hostile arrapajo territory to meet a stage coach.

When they reach the stage coach station, they find that the indians had already been there. They find the place in ruins and everyone there dead.
They're forced to turn back and return to the fort.

The cavalry troop is formed. They sneak up to the indian camp and attack, wiping out the indians.

Having served his time, the seargent retires and rides off into the sunset. But, one of the troops must ride after him to deliver a letter.

He's been awarded a promotion. So, he decides to stay with the cavalry and become an instrictor.
The review of this Movie prepared by Brandon Swenson

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 20%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% Time/Era of Movie:    -   16th-19th century Western    -   Yes Kind of western:    -   Good white men fighting wicked Indians

Main Character

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


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Southwest Desert?    -   Yes Misc setting    -   fort/military installation

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   guns Any profanity?    -   None

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