The Good Bad Man (1916)

Western | 7 May 1916

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HISTORY

The Good Bad Man was re-issued in 1923 in a slightly different form, and copyrighted by Tri-Stone Pictures, Inc. on 19 Oct 1923 ... More Less

The Good Bad Man was re-issued in 1923 in a slightly different form, and copyrighted by Tri-Stone Pictures, Inc. on 19 Oct 1923 (LP19514). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motog
22 Apr 16
p. 938.
MPN
22 Apr 16
p. 2381.
MPW
22 Apr 16
p. 643.
MPW
23 Dec 16
p. 1815, 1821
New York Times
22 Apr 16
p. 9.
NYDM
22 Apr 16
p. 42.
Variety
14 Apr 16
p. 25.
Wid's
13 Apr 16
p. 502.
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 May 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A cowboy Robin Hood, "Passin' Through" steals money so he can give it to children born out of wedlock, because he believes that his own mother was never married. Then Passin' Through finds out that his birth was a lawful one, but that Bud Frazer, who had once courted his mother, killed her new husband and then hounded her until she died. Passin' Through decides to go after Frazer, not only to avenge his parents, but also to rescue Amy, whom Frazer has kidnapped and whom Passin' Through loves. When he locates Frazer, Passin' Through finds himself outnumbered, but when a posse arrives to help him, he is finally able to kill Frazer and his henchmen, and then goes riding off with his ... +


A cowboy Robin Hood, "Passin' Through" steals money so he can give it to children born out of wedlock, because he believes that his own mother was never married. Then Passin' Through finds out that his birth was a lawful one, but that Bud Frazer, who had once courted his mother, killed her new husband and then hounded her until she died. Passin' Through decides to go after Frazer, not only to avenge his parents, but also to rescue Amy, whom Frazer has kidnapped and whom Passin' Through loves. When he locates Frazer, Passin' Through finds himself outnumbered, but when a posse arrives to help him, he is finally able to kill Frazer and his henchmen, and then goes riding off with his sweetheart. +

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Subject (Major):

Legend
Viewed by AFI
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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