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When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, ... See full summary »
The lines Bierce quotes by the fire before the "skeletons" scene, are the last lines of his famous short story 'An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge'.
When gentlemen start talking about principles, we poor people lose what we don't even have!
At the end of the movie as Harriet Winslow is crossing the Rio Grande, the river flows from right to left. If she were actually crossing the border from Mexico to America (northward), the river would flow from left to right (eastward).
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