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“Closure is bullshit.”--James Ellroy.
1(sound cue) piano & violin.
2(medium close-up) Buck: Oh yes, I assure you that
we do have some unfinished business.
3(medium wide-shot) behind Buck & the Eagle.
Bronson & the three wranglers were now mounted,
but Thor still stood next to his mount, the raw anger
evident in his brows & forehead.
4(crane three-shot) Thor, Buck, & Johnny--all were
standing like pugnacious ramrods.
5(sound cue) French horn & jazz brushing.
6(two-shot) Bronson leaning in toward Thor: Come
on, brother. Plant that skinny butt of yours in saddle
7(medium close-up) Thor: Cash, I really don’t like
this raggedy-assed pair of trouble-makers.
8(two-shot) Buck & the Eagle reciprocating the
9(close-up) Bronson : Hell, you don’t like anybody.
Come on, shake a boot.
10(medium close-up) Thor stiffly stepped up onto his
black, his eyes like coal: I’ll be seeing you, Mr. Buck.
You two are a couple of lucky assholes today.
11(sound cue) saxophone & tambourine.
12(two-shot) Buck, over Thor’s shoulder, through a
smirk: I think the lady french-kissed us all.
13(two-shot) Bronson spun his Palomino around,
flashing a stern look at his brother; I said, let’s ride.
14(medium wide-shot) Thor responded by rowelling
his black mount into an immediate full gallop.
15(close-up) Bronson spiked his silver spurs into the
golden sides of his stallion
16(sound cue) fast guitar strumming.
17(overhead crane medium wide-shot) The old
wrangler started off next--the two ropes looped around
Chatawa’s neck were double-lashed to his saddle-horn.
The dappled stud strained & struggled against the lead.
The other two pokes took up the rear, riding off without
18(stationary medium wide shot) 200 yards beyond
the camp as we see the Bronsons galloping hard
toward the lens--with Thor barely in the lead.
19(sound cue) pounding horse’s hooves over a
20(hold the stationary shot) as Thor & Cash fill up
the frame with their gallop-then ride over the top of it
21(overhead drone shot) tracking with the strung-out
22(medium close-up) Cheewa chasing after the two
drag riders barking & nipping at their horses hooves.
23(reverse two shot) Buck and Johnny, backs to the
camera, standing and watching as the bellicose
bunch were far enough away that they traveled on
silent hooves, the steeds being swallowed up by a
rust-gray dust cloud.
24(sound cue) Indian seed rattle & blues guitar riff.
25( jump-cut to) a pair of prairie dogs, craning their
necks watching the wranglers depart.
26(sound cue) big angry dog barking over branch
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