Cinema: High Loon

HEARTS OF THE WEST Directed by HOWARD ZIEFF Screenplay by ROB THOMPSON

Lewis Tater has made it to Hollywood. Hollywood does not notice.

Hearts of the West, funny, jaunty and a little wistful, concerns Lewis' pleasantly unlikely adventures in movieland of the 1930s. Lewis (Jeff Bridges) is not far enough into adulthood to know he is there, but in any case his head is full of the prime fantasies of good pulp fiction. He wants to be a writer, particularly of cowboy stories, most specifically like those of his idol, Zane Grey. Lewis has the...

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