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Copyright records and most reviews credit Joseph Dowling with the role of "Dad Randall," but some sources credit Spottiswoode ... More Less

Copyright records and most reviews credit Joseph Dowling with the role of "Dad Randall," but some sources credit Spottiswoode Aitken. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
15 Aug 1926.
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New York Times
13 Jul 1926
p. 19.
Variety
14 Jul 1926
p. 14.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 June 1926
Copyright Claimant:
R-C Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 July 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22875
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,139
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dad Randall is forced to mortgage his cattle to pay a debt to Ivor Johnson, who has bought them after stealing the receipts for the money Randall actually has paid. His son, Dean, returns home from action in the trenches and saves John Stickley, his daughter Grace, and a child from the grasping tactics of Texas Pete, a Johnson hireling who is charging for use of the waterhole. Meanwhile, Dad Randall is being forced to sign over the ranch, but Dean arrives and disposes of the villains just before Dad's death. When Johnson's cattle are rustled, Dean goes to work for him to track down the rustlers; returning the stolen cattle, Dean is tricked by Johnson, but with the aid of Grace and his horse, Silver King, he escapes. By a pulley stunt, Dean leads his pursuers into the sheriff's trap, and following a final showdown with Johnson, Dean and Grace are ... +


Dad Randall is forced to mortgage his cattle to pay a debt to Ivor Johnson, who has bought them after stealing the receipts for the money Randall actually has paid. His son, Dean, returns home from action in the trenches and saves John Stickley, his daughter Grace, and a child from the grasping tactics of Texas Pete, a Johnson hireling who is charging for use of the waterhole. Meanwhile, Dad Randall is being forced to sign over the ranch, but Dean arrives and disposes of the villains just before Dad's death. When Johnson's cattle are rustled, Dean goes to work for him to track down the rustlers; returning the stolen cattle, Dean is tricked by Johnson, but with the aid of Grace and his horse, Silver King, he escapes. By a pulley stunt, Dean leads his pursuers into the sheriff's trap, and following a final showdown with Johnson, Dean and Grace are united. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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