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* WhatAPieceOfJunk: Tumbleweed is the equine equivalent. He looks a broken down old cayuse who is part burro. However, he is the smartest, most surefooted horse around, and saves Jim's life more than once over the course of the film.


''Tumbleweed'' is a 1953 Technicolor Western film directed by Nathan Juran starring Creator/AudieMurphy, Lori Nelson, and Creator/ChillWills.

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''Tumbleweed'' is a 1953 Technicolor Western {{Western}} film directed by Nathan Juran Juran, starring Creator/AudieMurphy, Lori Nelson, and Creator/ChillWills.


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* CharacterWitness: Jim Logan saves the life of the wounded Yaqui warrior Tigre. This saves his life twice later in the movie. First, Tigre's mother turns him loose rather than torturing him when she recognises him as the man who saved her son's life. Later, Tigre breaks Jim out of jail when their is a lynch mob coming for him.

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* CharacterWitness: Jim Logan saves the life of the wounded Yaqui warrior Tigre. This saves his life twice later in the movie. First, Tigre's mother turns him loose rather than torturing him when she recognises him as the man who saved her son's life. Later, Tigre breaks Jim out of jail when their there is a lynch mob coming for him.

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* MoodyMount: Tumbleweed won't allow anyone he doesn't respect to ride him.


''Tumbleweed'' is a 1953 Technicolor Western film directed by Nathan Juran starring Creator/AudieMurphy, Lori Nelson, and Chill Wills.

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''Tumbleweed'' is a 1953 Technicolor Western film directed by Nathan Juran starring Creator/AudieMurphy, Lori Nelson, and Chill Wills.
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* SecondaryCharacterTitle: Tumbleweed is the horse Jim Logan is loaned when he sets off on his ClearMyName mission. It avoids being a TrivialTitle because Tumbleweed's talents prove vital in allowing Jim to survive and succeed.

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* SecondaryCharacterTitle: Tumbleweed is the horse Jim Logan is loaned when he sets off on his ClearMyName mission.mission, and doesn't turn up till a third of the way through the movie. It avoids being a TrivialTitle because Tumbleweed's talents prove vital in allowing Jim to survive and succeed.

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* CharacterWitness: Jim Logan saves the life of the wounded Yaqui warrior Tigre. This saves his life twice later in the movie. First, Tigre's mother turns him loose rather than torturing him when she recognises him as the man who saved her son's life. Later, Tigre breaks Jim out of jail when their is a lynch mob coming for him.

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* SecondaryCharacterTitle: Tumbleweed is the horse Jim Logan is loaned when he sets off on his ClearMyName mission. It avoids being a TrivialTitle because Tumbleweed's talents prove vital in allowing Jim to survive and succeed.


* {{Prospector}}'': Jim meets a stereotypical old prospector, complete with mule, as he is heading for the alkali flats. The prospector gives him news about the Yaquis.

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* {{Prospector}}'': {{Prospector}}: Jim meets a stereotypical old prospector, complete with mule, as he is heading for the alkali flats. The prospector gives him news about the Yaquis.

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* CirclingVultures: Jim watches the circling buzzards and compares them to Yaqui who patiently waiting to starve him and the posse out. He even remarks that if you didn't know what they signified, they might even be considered pretty.

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* DoubleInLawMarriage: Sarah Blandon is very keen for her sister Laura to marry her husband's brother Lam. Laura is notably less keen on the idea.

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* DisneyVillainDeath: During his final fight with Jim, Lam dies when he grabs a rock and attempts to smash it down on Jim's head, only to overbalance and fall off the cliff.

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* TheCavalry: When Jim and the remains of the posse are pinned down and about to be wiped out by the Yaqui, they are saved by the arrival of Buckley and his men (plus Lam and Laura).

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* CoolHorse: What Tumbleweed turns out to be; performing such feats as getting Jim away from the posse by climbing a cliff trail no other horse can follow, and by finding water when the two of them are dying of thirst.

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