Elsewhere Andrew's engagements are met with a deafening silence and the roll of tumbleweed.
The film opens on a tumbleweed blowing through the twilight streets of Los Angeles and closes with a cowboy soliloquy.
She wasted time in trying to dip deep enough to get clear of the tumbleweed which floated on top.
Every man retrieved his own birds, a matter of some difficulty in the tumbleweed.
If he ever came up to a tumbleweed he would lie right down on it and go to sleep.
The machine lighted as softly on the carpet of tumbleweed as might a fluff of thistle-down.
They bounced off a cliff, turned over and over like a tumbleweed.
When twilight came he had found a perch in a pile of tumbleweed, far from the sheltering bushes by the river.
The tumbleweed still stirred with every breath of air but everything else was still.
The tumbleweed banked high wherever, in the mysterious dispensations of Providence, a call for tumbleweed had made itself heard.