Cinema: Overreacher

J.W. COOP

Directed by CLIFF ROBERTSON Screenplay by CLIFF ROBERTSON, GARY CARTWRIGHT and EDWIN SHRAKE

J.W. Coop (Cliff Robertson) is a rodeo rider who has spent the better part of a decade in stir, serving his time while winning points for the prison rodeo team. Now that he is outside again, he finds that things have changed. He returns home to discover both the old place and his old Ma (Geraldine Page) have suffered something of a decline. Hippies are abroad in the land—even in Texas. Top hands fly to rodeos in private planes and talk about their brokers.

J.W. hits the comeback trail...

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