Passed | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.
This movie was screened on May 31, 2013 at the Rubin Museum of Art in Manhattan, especially to showcase the acting of Robert Mitchum and the way Director Raoul Walsh displayed the influence of Orson Welles with the movie's "crushing angles and looming close-ups." Made after World War II, this movie dramatizes a veteran's return home - after the Spanish-American War - almost fifty years earlier.
There was a black dog riding my back and yours.
When Jeb escapes from his homestead in the dead of night, and is pursued by the Callums in a horse race, the scene suddenly shifts from night to day as Jeb attempts to shake off those chasing him.