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For information on the many film and television adaptations of Frank Hamilton Spearman's novel, see the entry for the 1949 Paramount film Whispering Smith , directed by Leslie Fenton and starring Alan Ladd and Robert ... More Less

For information on the many film and television adaptations of Frank Hamilton Spearman's novel, see the entry for the 1949 Paramount film Whispering Smith , directed by Leslie Fenton and starring Alan Ladd and Robert Preston. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
12 May 1926
p. 16.
DETAILS
Release Date:
28 March 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Metropolitan Pictures Corp. of Calif.
Copyright Date:
20 March 1926
Copyright Number:
LP22506
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,155 , 6,187
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Railroad foreman Murray Sinclair is ousted by George McCloud, division superintendent, for looting wrecks. With his henchmen, Sinclair retires to his ranch and forays against the railroad. "Whispering Smith," engaged by the railroad to restore order, is hesitant in dealing with Sinclair when he falls in love with Marion, Sinclair's wife, who is separated from her husband and operates a small shop in Medicine Bend. Dicksie, McCloud's sweetheart, overhears Sinclair threaten McCloud, and she rides through a storm to warn him; Smith, with the aid of Bill Dancing, tracks down Sinclair and his men, and Bill kills the villain. Dicksie and McCloud marry and take Marion under their protection. Marion realizes her love for Smith, who before parting promises to return to ... +


Railroad foreman Murray Sinclair is ousted by George McCloud, division superintendent, for looting wrecks. With his henchmen, Sinclair retires to his ranch and forays against the railroad. "Whispering Smith," engaged by the railroad to restore order, is hesitant in dealing with Sinclair when he falls in love with Marion, Sinclair's wife, who is separated from her husband and operates a small shop in Medicine Bend. Dicksie, McCloud's sweetheart, overhears Sinclair threaten McCloud, and she rides through a storm to warn him; Smith, with the aid of Bill Dancing, tracks down Sinclair and his men, and Bill kills the villain. Dicksie and McCloud marry and take Marion under their protection. Marion realizes her love for Smith, who before parting promises to return to her. +

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