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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 55 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : Monterey : 1984.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Jan Kadar.
Participant or Performer Note:
Host, Henry Fonda ; starring David Warner (Swede), Rex Everhart (Scully), James Keach (Johnnie), John Bottoms (Cowboy), Geddeth Smith (Eastener), Thomas Aldredge (Gambler).
Summary, etc.:
Nebraska in the 1880's...bleak, lonely, and far from what you'd expect The Wild West to be. But for a naive Swedish immigrant, the frontier parlor of "THE BLUE HOTEL" represents the quintessential western fantasy. No one can convince The Swede that his dime-store notions about The West are foolish. He sees murderous intentions all around him...and in his terror he turns everybody against him. Inevitably the Swede attracts tragedy. However, who is responsible? The negative Swede? Or the cliquish hotel guests? Academy Award-winner Jan Kadar ("The Shop on Main Street") directs this timely story of how society punishes outsiders for being different.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > Nebraska > Drama.
Short stories, American > Film adaptations.
United States > Emigration and immigration > Drama.

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