Canyon of the Fools (1923)

Western | 21 January 1923

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HISTORY

According to an item in the 4 Nov 1922 Motion Picture News, the production was spending a week filming exteriors in the Mojave Desert. Later that month, the 18 Nov 1922 Camera reported that shooting was taking place at the Pat Powers Studios at 780 Gower Street, in Hollywood, CA.
       Canyon of the Fools was reissued in 1930. (New York State license issued to Julius Levine 22 Jan ... More Less

According to an item in the 4 Nov 1922 Motion Picture News, the production was spending a week filming exteriors in the Mojave Desert. Later that month, the 18 Nov 1922 Camera reported that shooting was taking place at the Pat Powers Studios at 780 Gower Street, in Hollywood, CA.
       Canyon of the Fools was reissued in 1930. (New York State license issued to Julius Levine 22 Jan 1930.) More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Camera
18 Nov 1922
p. 4.
Motion Picture News
4 Nov 1922
p. 2274.
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PARENT COMPANY
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PHOTOGRAPHY
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LITERARY
Based on the Saturday Evening Post serialized story and the novel The Canyon of the Fools by Richard Matthews Hallet (New York, 1922).
DETAILS
Release Date:
21 January 1923
Production Date:
November 1922
Copyright Claimant:
R-C Pictures
Copyright Date:
18 November 1922
Copyright Number:
LP20005
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,180
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bob goes west in search of the man who framed him. On the train he meets his former sweetheart, May, who is now engaged to Jim Harper, and learns that they are on their way to a mining camp near Canyon of the Fools. Agreeing to help the sheriff capture some bandits, Bob goes into a mine cave in which some gold has been hidden. He discovers Jim Harper to be the man he has sought, and after many adventures he rescues May and rounds up the gang. He is rewarded with May's love and the ... +


Bob goes west in search of the man who framed him. On the train he meets his former sweetheart, May, who is now engaged to Jim Harper, and learns that they are on their way to a mining camp near Canyon of the Fools. Agreeing to help the sheriff capture some bandits, Bob goes into a mine cave in which some gold has been hidden. He discovers Jim Harper to be the man he has sought, and after many adventures he rescues May and rounds up the gang. He is rewarded with May's love and the gold. +

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