The Great Train Robbery Analysis

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Synopsis Bat-Chen Western The Great Train Robbery Directed by Edwin S. Porter, The Great Train Robbery is considered to be the first American action film with a narrative. The movie depicts a group of cowboys violently holding up a train and robbing its passengers. As they hear of the robbery, some righteous men form a posse and pursue the four bandits. One Eyed Jacks One Eyed Jacks is a classic Western movie, the only film directed by Marlon Brando. After a successful bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth (Karl Malden) betrays his accomplice Rio (Marlon Brando), leaving him to be captured by Mexican Rurales. After five years in prison, Rio manages to escape and goes after Dad, who meanwhile became a sheriff in California. Yellowneck This war-Western movie was directed by R. John Hugh. It tells the story of five confederate soldiers…show more content…
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