Fighting Bob (1915)

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Given the title Fighting Bob, one might think that this 1915 film is the story of Wisconsin politico Bob LaFollette. Not so. The "fighting Bob" hereabouts is a two-fisted American (Orrin Johnson) at large in Central America. The film was unabashed propaganda in favor of the United States horning in on south-of-the-border political affairs. A relic from the "Manifest Destiny" era of American diplomacy, Fighting Bob might not play well today.

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battle [war], conflict, democracy