Three Jumps Ahead (1923)

Western | 25 March 1923

Director:

John Ford

Writer:

John Ford

Cinematographer:

Daniel B. Clark

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

The working title of this film was The Hostage. The alternate cast is listed in Peter Bogdanovich's John Ford (Berkeley, 1968). (Possibly, Frank Forde is intended to be Francis Ford.) The character played by Tom Mix is also rendered as Boone McLean, Alma Bennett's as Anna Darrell, and Edward Piel's as Burk ... More Less

The working title of this film was The Hostage. The alternate cast is listed in Peter Bogdanovich's John Ford (Berkeley, 1968). (Possibly, Frank Forde is intended to be Francis Ford.) The character played by Tom Mix is also rendered as Boone McLean, Alma Bennett's as Anna Darrell, and Edward Piel's as Burk Taggert. More Less

DETAILS
Alternate Title:
The hostage
Release Date:
25 March 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
25 March 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19147
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,854
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Steve McLean and his uncle are captured by outlaws and taken to a hideout where they meet John Darrell, who has been a captive for 2 years. Darrell escapes, and the gang leader promises McLean his freedom if he will bring Darrell back. McLean agrees and meets Ann, with whom he falls in love. He captures Darrell and returns him to the outlaws. He then learns that Darrell is Ann's father, and he sets out to rescue ... +


Steve McLean and his uncle are captured by outlaws and taken to a hideout where they meet John Darrell, who has been a captive for 2 years. Darrell escapes, and the gang leader promises McLean his freedom if he will bring Darrell back. McLean agrees and meets Ann, with whom he falls in love. He captures Darrell and returns him to the outlaws. He then learns that Darrell is Ann's father, and he sets out to rescue him. +

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