Essay on Red River Movie Review

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Red River Movie Review
The 1948 Western Red River is a movie of action, romance and hardship. The main characters are Tom Dunson played by John Wayne, Wagon Driver Groot Nadine played by Walter Brennan and Adopted son of Dunson Matt Garth played by Montgomery Clift. This is a western that shows the first Cattle drive of the Chisholm Trail.
In the first scene Tom Dunson was heading with a wagon train in 1851 and decides to go his own way to start a cattle ranch in Texas. His wagon driver goes along with him. Dunson’s sweetheart wants to accompany him but he tells her he will send for her. As they are ways away they see smoke and see that it is Indians are destroying the wagon train, because they wagon train is going through Indian Territory. Soon after the attack they encounter a boy Matt who Dunson later adopts as his son. The men and young boy go their way to Texas so that Dunson can start his cattle ranch. As Matt is away as school Dunson has started a Cattle Ranch of 9,000 head of Cattle. When Matt soon comes home from school in 1866 14 near 15 years later; Dunson is preparing f...

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