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straw man

One who purchases real property in his or her own name and then holds it for sale to the person who supplied the money for the sale,the intended ultimate purchaser.The technique is often used when a well-known developer,or even a large local property owner such as a hospital or university,wishes to conceal its identity so sellers do not raise their prices.

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In particular, Peckinpah's endorsement of Ardrey suggested that the figure of David Sumner (Dustin Hoffman) in Straw Dogs released his animal side to protect his property and "become" a man, an idea that was in line with the feminist notion of Peckinpah as a brute and a sexist.
Contains swearing, sex and violence IN 1971, legendary director Sam Peckinpah spars ked a wide-ranging debate about violence in cinema and the depiction of women with his s coruscating thriller Straw Dogs, based on the novel The Siege of Trencher's Farm by Gordon Williams.
Welcome to Straw Dogs 2011, a remake of a seminal thriller first released in the UK 40 years ago yesterday.
Straw Dogs Cert 18, 109 mins It's 40 years today since Sam Peckinpah's controversial thriller Straw Dogs was originally released in the UK, before being banned for release on the small screen under the Video Recordings Act 1984.
Divorced during his early career from actress Fiona Fullerton, he subsequently married Ms George, a former child actor who went on to star in some of the best known films of the 1970s, including Straw Dogs (1971) and Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry (1974).
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As well as being in blockbuster Battleship, he's starred in Melancholia and a remake of Straw Dogs.
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