The Western Rover (1927)

Western | 5 June 1927

Director:

Albert S. Rogell

Cinematographer:

Eddie Linden

Production Designer:

David Garber

Production Company:

Universal Pictures Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
15 Jun 1927
p. 25.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Blue Streak Western
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 June 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
3 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23925
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,404
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Art leaves his father's ranch over an argument and becomes a circus performer. When the circus folds, he is forced to return to ranching and gets a job through the efforts of Millie Donlin, who introduces him to Barstry (Hall?), foreman of the ranch adjoining that of Seaton. Learning that Barstry is rustling his father's cattle, Art, who is none other than Seaton's long-missing son, rounds up the cattle at night, sends them to Chicago, and saves his father from bankruptcy. Seaton arrives at the ranch and finds that his son is acting as foreman during Barstry's sojourn in jail and has won the love of ... +


Art leaves his father's ranch over an argument and becomes a circus performer. When the circus folds, he is forced to return to ranching and gets a job through the efforts of Millie Donlin, who introduces him to Barstry (Hall?), foreman of the ranch adjoining that of Seaton. Learning that Barstry is rustling his father's cattle, Art, who is none other than Seaton's long-missing son, rounds up the cattle at night, sends them to Chicago, and saves his father from bankruptcy. Seaton arrives at the ranch and finds that his son is acting as foreman during Barstry's sojourn in jail and has won the love of Millie. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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