Treat 'Em Rough (1919)

Western | 5 January 1919

Director:

Lynn Reynolds

Writer:

Lynn Reynolds

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The working title for this film was The Two-Gun Man . Some scenes were shot in Prescott, ... More Less

The working title for this film was The Two-Gun Man . Some scenes were shot in Prescott, AZ. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Nov 18
p. 1877.
ETR
14 Dec 18
p. 160.
MPW
21 Dec 18
p. 1380.
MPW
12 Apr 19
pp. 272-73.
Variety
17 Jan 18
p. 51.
Wid's
15 Dec 18
p. 9.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Two-Gun Man by Charles Alden Seltzer (New York, 1911).
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The Two-Gun Man
Release Date:
5 January 1919
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
5 January 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13238
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rancher John Stafford hires daredevil cowboy Ned Ferguson to hunt down cattle rustlers. En route to the ranch Ned is bitten by a rattlesnake and is nursed by Mary Radford, who is writing a western novel. Ranch foreman Dave Leviatt is jealous of Mary's interest in Ned and convinces Stafford that Mary's brother Ben is the head of the rustlers. Leviatt shoots Ben in the back, and Ben is convinced that Ned is responsible. Mary will have nothing to do with Ned, even after he rescues her from a cattle stampede. Finally, Leviatt is captured and confesses the truth, and Mary accepts Ned as her real, rather than fictional, ... +


Rancher John Stafford hires daredevil cowboy Ned Ferguson to hunt down cattle rustlers. En route to the ranch Ned is bitten by a rattlesnake and is nursed by Mary Radford, who is writing a western novel. Ranch foreman Dave Leviatt is jealous of Mary's interest in Ned and convinces Stafford that Mary's brother Ben is the head of the rustlers. Leviatt shoots Ben in the back, and Ben is convinced that Ned is responsible. Mary will have nothing to do with Ned, even after he rescues her from a cattle stampede. Finally, Leviatt is captured and confesses the truth, and Mary accepts Ned as her real, rather than fictional, hero. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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