Cinema: Melon-choly Baby

MR. MAJESTYK

Directed by RICHARD FLEISCHER

Screenplay by ELMORE LEONARD

Fresh from his fascistic triumphs as a vigilante on the sidewalks of New York in Death Wish, busy Charles Bronson is now giving equal time to liberalmindedness. As Mr. Majestyk, he plays a farmer trying to keep the Mafia out of his melon patch and a nice crew of Mexican migrants at work there, labor goons notwithstanding. Bronson's style is more suited to the open country than it is to the urban landscape.

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