Rip Roarin' Roberts (1924)

Western | 15 November 1924

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Based on the short story "A Man of Action" by Robert J. Horton in Western Story Annual (publlication date undetermined).
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Release Date:
15 November 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Approved Pictures
Copyright Date:
6 December 1924
Copyright Number:
LU20851
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,660
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Looking for adventure and a $1,000 reward, Buddy Roberts has himself appointed a deputy sheriff in the town of Sleepy Hollow, in order to bring to justice a notorious bandit, The Hawk. Buddy beats Red Turner, The Hawk's righthand man, in a fight, after Turner makes a drunken attack on Estelle Morgan, Buddy's girl. When Red rides to The Hawk's camp, Buddy follows him and is then captured by The Hawk's men. Making his escape, Buddy returns to town, where he is hidden by Estelle. The Hawk and his men ride into town, and the bandit is killed in a gunfight with Buddy. Buddy and Estelle make plans to be ... +


Looking for adventure and a $1,000 reward, Buddy Roberts has himself appointed a deputy sheriff in the town of Sleepy Hollow, in order to bring to justice a notorious bandit, The Hawk. Buddy beats Red Turner, The Hawk's righthand man, in a fight, after Turner makes a drunken attack on Estelle Morgan, Buddy's girl. When Red rides to The Hawk's camp, Buddy follows him and is then captured by The Hawk's men. Making his escape, Buddy returns to town, where he is hidden by Estelle. The Hawk and his men ride into town, and the bandit is killed in a gunfight with Buddy. Buddy and Estelle make plans to be married. +

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