In the Wikipedia entry about The 1936 movie The Petrified Forest, it sets the scene:
Howard, once a British intellectual and writer, now a penniless alcoholic drifter, wanders into a roadside diner in the Petrified Forest area in northern Arizona.
What is doesn’t include is the information that in knapsack he had one book: Jung’s Modern Man in Search of a Soul.
What an opening! What metaphorical movie! What a statement for the times — that still continues to be true in this almost soul-less culture….
The Petrified Forest