The Obligin' Buckaroo (1927)

Western | 16 October 1927

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Release Date:
16 October 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
19 July 1927
Copyright Number:
LU24189
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,575
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bill Murray, induced by a sharper to pay the mortgage on a western hotel he has inherited, finds the structure fallen into ruin. Muldoon's Merry Maids theatrical troupe is stranded when the theater burns, and they are offered a job in the local dancehall. Bill rescues them from a bully and offers the use of his hotel. They put the hotel in order and incidentally discover that Bill is half owner in a mining claim grubstaked by one George Cole. The present owners, Steve and Tess, are being forced to sell out to Blackie and Joe when Bill arrives; and in the struggle, the partnership paper is destroyed. Blackie convinces the sheriff that Bill has killed Texas, but Bill proves his innocence and establishes his partnership in the ... +


Bill Murray, induced by a sharper to pay the mortgage on a western hotel he has inherited, finds the structure fallen into ruin. Muldoon's Merry Maids theatrical troupe is stranded when the theater burns, and they are offered a job in the local dancehall. Bill rescues them from a bully and offers the use of his hotel. They put the hotel in order and incidentally discover that Bill is half owner in a mining claim grubstaked by one George Cole. The present owners, Steve and Tess, are being forced to sell out to Blackie and Joe when Bill arrives; and in the struggle, the partnership paper is destroyed. Blackie convinces the sheriff that Bill has killed Texas, but Bill proves his innocence and establishes his partnership in the mine. +

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