Pals in Peril (1927)

Western | 26 June 1927

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Cinematographer:

Ray Ries

Production Company:

Action Pictures, Inc.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
26 June 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
6 May 1927
Copyright Number:
LU23931
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,710
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bill and Shorty, two cowhands, are jailed for fighting with Blackie, who works for Luther Fox. The sheriff agrees to release them if they will work for Fox, and they consent. When they are dispatched to collect an overdue payment from the Bassett ranch, they learn that Bassett's son, Pete, has been railroaded to prison by Blackie and Fox and that the Bassett cattle were mortgaged to raise money to fight the case. Peter returns home and, accompanied by Shorty, sets out to find the stolen cattle. Bill, who suspects the sheriff, tracks the rustlers to their lair, frees their captives, and makes them prisoners. Bill finds happiness with ... +


Bill and Shorty, two cowhands, are jailed for fighting with Blackie, who works for Luther Fox. The sheriff agrees to release them if they will work for Fox, and they consent. When they are dispatched to collect an overdue payment from the Bassett ranch, they learn that Bassett's son, Pete, has been railroaded to prison by Blackie and Fox and that the Bassett cattle were mortgaged to raise money to fight the case. Peter returns home and, accompanied by Shorty, sets out to find the stolen cattle. Bill, who suspects the sheriff, tracks the rustlers to their lair, frees their captives, and makes them prisoners. Bill finds happiness with Mary. +

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Subject
Subject (Major):

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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