Dallas Winston 'His eyes were blue, blazing ice, cold with a hatred for the whole world. However, the school chooses not to look at the possibility of Heidi being affected by her mother's death, thus showing their ineffectuality in handling matters. Dally doesn't have any interest in saving the little kids from the fire—but he doesn't hesitate to try to save Johnny. I- I'm sorry I got you away from this party and all but I just don't know what to do, man. If this is the same red hair that you have on your. He had brown hair and brown eyes.
One by fire, one with his body being torn apart. He is 21, but in the movie looks only about 17- 18. Five of the Socs jump Ponyboy and cut his neck with a ; Johnny had been similarly attacked the month before. I don't want that to happen to you. Pony calls her a traitor, but after she explains herself they end on good terms.
Let me think about this mess. The film is noted for its cast of up-and-coming stars, including who garnered a Young Artist Award , , Emilio Estevez, , , , , and. But since we don't get the story from Darry's point of view, we really can't say what was going through his mind. Along with Cherry, Randy humanizes the Socs by showing that some of them have redeeming qualities. That roof's gonna cave in any minute. In the movie, he was played as Matt Dillon.
The story in the book takes place in , in 1965, but this is never explicitly stated in the book. The unofficial leader of the greasers, he becomes an authority figure for Ponyboy. Couldn't he face life without Johnny? Steve knows everything about cars and specializes in stealing hubcaps. And I finally began like this: When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home. Darry repeatedly accuses Ponyboy of lacking common sense, but Ponyboy is a reliable and observant narrator. Middle If something beefed him, he would retaliate 89. He is a smartass kid.
Later, Ponyboy visits Johnny at the hospital, where he is in critical condition. Like it happened to me. Hinton's dramatic novel The Outsiders. At the hospital he discovers that he and Dally are not badly injured, but a piece of the church roof fell on Johnny and broke his back. Dally rode in the rodeo circle, and his girlfriend left him when he was in jail.
Soda should have light hair and dark eyes, when in the movie it is the opposite. His hair is almost white it is so blond. What'd you say you little shit? He compared Dally to the gallant Southern gentlemen in Gone with the Wind - always calm and never scared. Dally took to the streets and started a life of violence and crime, but was protective of Johnny because he did not want Johnny to turn out like him. Bob and the greasers exchange taunts, but Cherry prevents a fight by willingly leaving with Bob. Although Johnny was scared of everything else, he was not afraid to stand up for the girls when Dally got out of hand at the drive-in. I was crazy for wanting Johnny to stay out of trouble.
He is cocky and intelligent, tall and lean. As they attempt to leave, they notice the church has caught fire and several local schoolchildren have become trapped inside. In the end, he was not able to protect Johnny and lost hope that there was anything good left in the world. A was produced in 1983, and a little-known short-lived appeared in 1990, picking up where the movie left off. Dallas Winston - Dally to his friends - is one of the most complex characters in the novel The Outsiders. His death is one of his reasons Pony's writing this piece in the first place. The greasers run inside the burning church to save the children, but Ponyboy is rendered unconscious by the fumes.
He is very protective of him. Dally 'didn't like to do things the legal way. He is also a friend of Dally's. If he was smart like me, he wouldn't have ran into that church man. He kind of killed himself with the help of Johnny. In the days preceding the rumble, Cherry becomes a spy for the greasers.