The Circus Cowboy (1924)

Melodrama | 11 May 1924

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DETAILS
Release Date:
11 May 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
6 May 1924
Copyright Number:
LP20161
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,175
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

After a 2-year absence, Buck Saxon returns home to find his girl, Norma, married to the town's wealthiest citizen, Ezra Bagley, yet professing to love Buck. Unjustly accused of attempting to murder Bagley, he escapes and joins a circus, where he falls in love with Bird, a tightrope walker, proves his innocence of the charge, and marries ... +


After a 2-year absence, Buck Saxon returns home to find his girl, Norma, married to the town's wealthiest citizen, Ezra Bagley, yet professing to love Buck. Unjustly accused of attempting to murder Bagley, he escapes and joins a circus, where he falls in love with Bird, a tightrope walker, proves his innocence of the charge, and marries Bird. +

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Carnival/Circus


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