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Film Daily
20 Jul 1924.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
1 July 1924
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,200
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

A wealthy oil man, José Vegas, orders his son, Richard, shipped west in a boxcar after the boy shows considerably more interest in athletics than in business. Richard arrives in Arizona, where he is put to work in the oil fields by his father's foreman. At a nearby hacienda, Don Manuel feigns death in order to discover what his heirs will do. Dick eventually brings to justice one of Don Manuel's heirs, García, after he attempts to discover the location of the family fortune by force and cunning. Richard wins the love of Don Manuel's niece, ... +


A wealthy oil man, José Vegas, orders his son, Richard, shipped west in a boxcar after the boy shows considerably more interest in athletics than in business. Richard arrives in Arizona, where he is put to work in the oil fields by his father's foreman. At a nearby hacienda, Don Manuel feigns death in order to discover what his heirs will do. Dick eventually brings to justice one of Don Manuel's heirs, García, after he attempts to discover the location of the family fortune by force and cunning. Richard wins the love of Don Manuel's niece, Marquita. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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