There Was a Crooked Man
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This satirical western concerns the robbery by Paris Pitman Jr. (Kirk Douglas) and the lure of the hidden loot somewhere in the desert. Paris has robbed Lomax (Arthur O'Connell) and hidden the money in a pair of women's bloomers. He drops off the garment in a rattlesnake pit for safekeeping and heads for a bordello. The robbery victim identifies Paris as the robber when he sees him through a voyeuristic peephole frolicking with two joy girls. Lomax summons the sheriff Woodward Lopeman (Henry Fonda) and Paris is arrested, tried, and sent to prison. The warden (Martin Gabel) offers to… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...a solid little Western that's worth a look if only for its refreshingly cynical sensibilities."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"O senso de humor do filme desarma de maneira brilhante o espectador, pegando-o completamente de surpresa com o cinismo de seu terceiro ato."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
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