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In a modern interview, Allan Dwan included Jack Holt and Marjorie Daw in the cast. After Harry Thorpe was ordered by Washington to report to the Aerial School of Photography in San Antonio, Hugh McClung, who had been part of the camera crew, took charge of the photography. Some scenes in the film were shot near Tucson and Ft. Lowell, AZ. According to a news item, John Fairbanks was the business manager, and Harry Tenbrook and Bennie Zeidman were publicity ... More Less

In a modern interview, Allan Dwan included Jack Holt and Marjorie Daw in the cast. After Harry Thorpe was ordered by Washington to report to the Aerial School of Photography in San Antonio, Hugh McClung, who had been part of the camera crew, took charge of the photography. Some scenes in the film were shot near Tucson and Ft. Lowell, AZ. According to a news item, John Fairbanks was the business manager, and Harry Tenbrook and Bennie Zeidman were publicity representatives. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
26 Jan 18
p. 659.
ETR
2 Feb 18
p. 786.
ETR
9 Mar 18
p. 1143.
MPW
2 Mar 18
p. 1272.
MPW
16 Mar 18
p. 1557.
MPW
23 Mar 18
p. 1592.
NYDM
9 Feb 18
p. 20.
NYDM
9 Mar 18
p. 20.
Variety
1 Mar 18
p. 43.
Wid's
21 Mar 18
pp. 1016-17.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Artcraft Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12093
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Headin' South" earns a reputation as a notorious outlaw on his ride from Canada to Mexico. After he crosses the border, he joins Spanish Joe's gang of marauders, but soon a rivalry develops between the two men. Spanish Joe's band has captured a lavish hacienda, and both Joe and Headin' fall in love with the ranch owner's pretty daughter. In a drunken revelry, Joe's men decide to attack the women of the ranch, but while the men are preoccupied by a horse race scheduled by Headin', he spirits the women off to a nearby town. When the outlaws raid the town, Headin', who has allied himself with the townspeople, holds them off until help arrives. Headin' captures Spanish Joe and then reveals himself as an officer of the North West Mounted Police. Accompanied by the girl, he returns to Canada to claim his reward for capturing Spanish ... +


"Headin' South" earns a reputation as a notorious outlaw on his ride from Canada to Mexico. After he crosses the border, he joins Spanish Joe's gang of marauders, but soon a rivalry develops between the two men. Spanish Joe's band has captured a lavish hacienda, and both Joe and Headin' fall in love with the ranch owner's pretty daughter. In a drunken revelry, Joe's men decide to attack the women of the ranch, but while the men are preoccupied by a horse race scheduled by Headin', he spirits the women off to a nearby town. When the outlaws raid the town, Headin', who has allied himself with the townspeople, holds them off until help arrives. Headin' captures Spanish Joe and then reveals himself as an officer of the North West Mounted Police. Accompanied by the girl, he returns to Canada to claim his reward for capturing Spanish Joe. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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