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The 1917 film The Americano , directed by John Emerson and starring Douglas Fairbanks, was also based on the novel by Eugene P. Lyle (see ... More Less

The 1917 film The Americano , directed by John Emerson and starring Douglas Fairbanks, was also based on the novel by Eugene P. Lyle (see entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
22 Jul 1925
p. 45.
Film Daily
18 Oct 1925.
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Lowell (MA) Sun
23 Jul 1925
p. 15.
Steubenville OH) Herald Star
5 Aug 1925
p. 11.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Blaze Derringer by Eugene P. Lyle, Jr. (New York, 1910).
DETAILS
Release Date:
15 October 1925
Premiere Information:
Lowell, MA opening: 23 July 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Chadwick Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
31 October 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21958
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,900
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Blaze Derringer, son of a wealthy cattle king, is sent out into the world by his father with the injunction not to return until he has earned $5,000. Blaze avails himself of the accommodations of a "side door pullman" and falls in with two hoboes, Lord Raleigh and Jefferson Lee. Lord Raleigh becomes his fight manager when Blaze engages in a prizefight with Hard Boiled Perry. He wins the bout but hits Perry so hard that doctors are required, and the mob turns on him. He escapes with the aid of Princess Alicia of Bargonia. The princess is on a diplomatic mission to raise funds to pay off Count Verensky, who is trying to force her into a marriage. Blaze returns with Alicia to Bargonia and wins her heart with his daring deeds. Verensky kidnaps her on the day of her coronation, but Blaze rescues her and Verensky is imprisoned. Blaze wins a wife and a ... +


Blaze Derringer, son of a wealthy cattle king, is sent out into the world by his father with the injunction not to return until he has earned $5,000. Blaze avails himself of the accommodations of a "side door pullman" and falls in with two hoboes, Lord Raleigh and Jefferson Lee. Lord Raleigh becomes his fight manager when Blaze engages in a prizefight with Hard Boiled Perry. He wins the bout but hits Perry so hard that doctors are required, and the mob turns on him. He escapes with the aid of Princess Alicia of Bargonia. The princess is on a diplomatic mission to raise funds to pay off Count Verensky, who is trying to force her into a marriage. Blaze returns with Alicia to Bargonia and wins her heart with his daring deeds. Verensky kidnaps her on the day of her coronation, but Blaze rescues her and Verensky is imprisoned. Blaze wins a wife and a throne. +

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