Man of the Forest (1926)

Western | 27 December 1926

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HISTORY

Paramount produced another adaptation of Zane Grey's novel in 1933. Also entitled Man of the Forest , that film was directed by Henry Hathaway and starred Randolph Scott and Verna Hillie (see ... More Less

Paramount produced another adaptation of Zane Grey's novel in 1933. Also entitled Man of the Forest , that film was directed by Henry Hathaway and starred Randolph Scott and Verna Hillie (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Hartford Courant
25 Dec 1926
p. 13.
Los Angeles Times
12 Jan 1927
p. A9.
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 December 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
24 December 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23484
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,187
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Milt Dale discovers that Clint Beasley is scheming to kidnap Nancy Raynor, who is to inherit a ranch from her dying uncle. Dale outwits the gang by kidnaping the girl himself and taking her to his cabin. Nancy seizes his gun and has him jailed. Distressed over her uncle's death, she is easy prey for the amorous attentions of Beasley; but when she begins to mistrust him, Beasley takes her to his ranch. With the aid of his pet cougar, Dale escapes jail; at Beasley's ranch a struggle ensues, and Beasley is killed. Nancy, realizing Dale's innocence, admits her love for him, and they are ... +


Milt Dale discovers that Clint Beasley is scheming to kidnap Nancy Raynor, who is to inherit a ranch from her dying uncle. Dale outwits the gang by kidnaping the girl himself and taking her to his cabin. Nancy seizes his gun and has him jailed. Distressed over her uncle's death, she is easy prey for the amorous attentions of Beasley; but when she begins to mistrust him, Beasley takes her to his ranch. With the aid of his pet cougar, Dale escapes jail; at Beasley's ranch a struggle ensues, and Beasley is killed. Nancy, realizing Dale's innocence, admits her love for him, and they are united. +

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