A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an ...
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A twelve year old Joey Slade sees his father gunned down in front of him and decides that he will dedicate his life to ridding society of all outlaws. He assumes the name Jack and as an adult takes on hired gun type jobs in order to achieve his revenge. Written by
It's pretty good for what it is, but in telling the tale of Slade, a hired killer for the stagecoach, the story slides too easily into sentimentality and easy ways to show things. It does have the essential theme, that Slade's humanity is lost in his profession, and this theme is effectively explored. Van Cleef shows up for a minute; fans of his showboating bravura acting style are bound to be disappointed.
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