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The 6 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News reported the company was "working on the last scenes" of what was originally titled Bransford of Rainbow Ridge. Two weeks later, the 20 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News noted that Jack Ford was editing the film, which still had its original ... More Less

The 6 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News reported the company was "working on the last scenes" of what was originally titled Bransford of Rainbow Ridge. Two weeks later, the 20 Aug 1921 Motion Picture News noted that Jack Ford was editing the film, which still had its original title. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Motion Picture News
6 Aug 1921
p. 776.
Motion Picture News
20 Aug 1921
p. 976.
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Bransford of Rainbow Ridge
Release Date:
7 November 1921
Production Date:
ended late July 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
22 October 1921
Copyright Number:
LP17122
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,481
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jeff Bransford, a vagabond cowpuncher, returns home to find his sweetheart, Marian, hardened against him because he lacks ambition. He learns that Elinor, Marian's married sister, is about to elope with a young easterner and prevents it; but in turn he is blamed for the disappearance of $5,000 belonging to the sister's husband, Major Parker. Rather than expose Elinor's intrigue, Jeff escapes to an abandoned cabin, while the easterner absconds with the money and is killed by bandits, who also capture Marian. Jeff rescues Marian and returns with the money and the bandits. The husband remains in complaisant ignorance, and Marian rewards Jeff by agreeing to their ... +


Jeff Bransford, a vagabond cowpuncher, returns home to find his sweetheart, Marian, hardened against him because he lacks ambition. He learns that Elinor, Marian's married sister, is about to elope with a young easterner and prevents it; but in turn he is blamed for the disappearance of $5,000 belonging to the sister's husband, Major Parker. Rather than expose Elinor's intrigue, Jeff escapes to an abandoned cabin, while the easterner absconds with the money and is killed by bandits, who also capture Marian. Jeff rescues Marian and returns with the money and the bandits. The husband remains in complaisant ignorance, and Marian rewards Jeff by agreeing to their engagement. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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