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The Cowboys Movie Review Summary

Actors: John Wayne, Bruce Dern, Roscoe Lee Browne, Colleen Dewhurst

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THE COWBOYS is a movie produced and directed by Mark Rydell in 1972.

Wil Andersen has to get to market with his 1500 cows but finds nobody to drive the herd. Finally, he agrees to hire a bunch of kids to do the job. During this 600 miles journey, the kids will learn to become real cowboys as Wil passes on his know-how to them.
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1600 to 1899 Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Kids:    -   general coming of age story Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   cowboy

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   cowboy Age:    -   60's-90's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   West Forest?    -   Yes Prairie?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   explicit references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing Is this movie based on a    -   book

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