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The 24 Dec 1921 Motion Picture News reported that the production was building two small towns on the desert near Newhall, CA, for Land of the Lost.
       The 13 May 1922 Moving Picture Weekly announced that Universal changed the film's title from The Land of the Lost to Step on It. ... More Less

The 24 Dec 1921 Motion Picture News reported that the production was building two small towns on the desert near Newhall, CA, for Land of the Lost.
       The 13 May 1922 Moving Picture Weekly announced that Universal changed the film's title from The Land of the Lost to Step on It. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
24 Dec 1921
p. 135.
Moving Picture Weekly
13 May 1922
p. 1.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Land of the Lost" by Courtney Ryley Cooper (publication undetermined).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Land of the Lost
Release Date:
29 May 1922
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
19 May 1922
Copyright Number:
LP17906
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,225
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cowpuncher Vic Collins, who is suffering tremendous losses at the hand of cattle rustlers, falls in love with Lorraine Leighton from Kansas City. The rustlers hide their tracks, but Lorraine is suspected of being their leader. Vic, however, will not believe the rumor even though she hits him on the head with a gun butt while he is fighting a rustler. Ultimately, Lorraine discloses that she is trying to capture the gang for sending her brother to jail, and with the help of Lafe Brownell they capture the ... +


Cowpuncher Vic Collins, who is suffering tremendous losses at the hand of cattle rustlers, falls in love with Lorraine Leighton from Kansas City. The rustlers hide their tracks, but Lorraine is suspected of being their leader. Vic, however, will not believe the rumor even though she hits him on the head with a gun butt while he is fighting a rustler. Ultimately, Lorraine discloses that she is trying to capture the gang for sending her brother to jail, and with the help of Lafe Brownell they capture the horsethieves. +

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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