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Dance of the quick and the dead

Sacheverell Sitwell

Dance of the quick and the dead

an entertainment of the imagination

by Sacheverell Sitwell

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Published by Faber and Faber, limited in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Title vignette.

Statementby Sacheverell Sitwell.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6037.I85 D3 1936
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p.l., ix-xv, 413 p.
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6353063M
LC Control Number37011291

  Directed by Robert Day. With Sam Elliott, Tom Conti, Kate Capshaw, Kenny Morrison. A mysterious stranger rides into a homesteading family's life when they are attacked by a ruthless gang.7/10(K). A mysterious woman gunslinger, Ellen (Sharon Stone), saunters into the town of Redemption looking for revenge. Her father was killed by the town's sadistic mayor, Herod (Gene Hackman), who is in the midst of organizing a quick-draw tournament. The lady enters, joining a cast of miscreants and outlaws for a brutal competition in which the loser dies. Among the competitors is "The Kid" (Leonardo 3/5.

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