Firebrand Trevison (1920)

Western | 5 September 1920

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The working title of this film was Fire-Brand Trevison ... More Less

The working title of this film was Fire-Brand Trevison . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
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ETR
31 Jul 20
p. 949.
MPN
15 May 20
p. 4198
MPN
31 Jul 20
p. 1015.
MPN
16 Jun 19
p. 11.
MPW
31 Jul 20
p. 637.
Wid's
18 Jul 20
p. 24.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel "Firebrand" Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer (New York, 1918).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 September 1920
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
5 September 1920
Copyright Number:
LP15600
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Firebrand Trevison owns the Diamond K Ranch, which the railroad is anxious to acquire. To execute the purchase, Rosalind Benham, the railroad president's daughter, her aunt and Benham's representative Jefferson Corrigan, who is in love with Rosalind, travel to Arizona. Corrigan and Firebrand take an instant dislike to each other, and a fistfight develops between the two men. When Firebrand becomes friendly with Rosalind, Corrigan determines to ruin his rival. He conspires with a crooked judge to challenge Firebrand's title to the ranch and attempts to subvert the rancher's budding relationship with Rosalind by inducing Hester Keys to pretend that she is involved with him. After a series of misadventures, Firebrand surmounts these challenges to retain both his land and ... +


Firebrand Trevison owns the Diamond K Ranch, which the railroad is anxious to acquire. To execute the purchase, Rosalind Benham, the railroad president's daughter, her aunt and Benham's representative Jefferson Corrigan, who is in love with Rosalind, travel to Arizona. Corrigan and Firebrand take an instant dislike to each other, and a fistfight develops between the two men. When Firebrand becomes friendly with Rosalind, Corrigan determines to ruin his rival. He conspires with a crooked judge to challenge Firebrand's title to the ranch and attempts to subvert the rancher's budding relationship with Rosalind by inducing Hester Keys to pretend that she is involved with him. After a series of misadventures, Firebrand surmounts these challenges to retain both his land and Rosalind. +

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