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DATE
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ETR
17 Aug 18
p. 870, 928
MPN
17 Aug 18
p. 1043.
MPW
17 Aug 18
p. 1003, 1024
MPW
29 Dec 18
p. 11.
NYDM
21 Sep 18
p. 444.
Wid's
11 Aug 18
p. 15.
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Release Date:
11 August 1918
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

When "Cactus" Bob Crandall wakes up to find his cattle and his ranch foreman missing, he journeys across the Mexican border to investigate. There he discovers that an American girl, Helen Ware, and her father are being held prisoner by Mendoza, leader of a group of bandits. Cactus and his friend Carter rescue Helen and her father and ride back to the Crandall ranch with the bandits in close pursuit. While the cowboys and bandits are fighting, Mendoza enters the house and carries Helen off, but Cactus overtakes them and kills Mendoza. Soon after, the foreman and missing cattle, who had been delayed on the road by a stampede, ... +


When "Cactus" Bob Crandall wakes up to find his cattle and his ranch foreman missing, he journeys across the Mexican border to investigate. There he discovers that an American girl, Helen Ware, and her father are being held prisoner by Mendoza, leader of a group of bandits. Cactus and his friend Carter rescue Helen and her father and ride back to the Crandall ranch with the bandits in close pursuit. While the cowboys and bandits are fighting, Mendoza enters the house and carries Helen off, but Cactus overtakes them and kills Mendoza. Soon after, the foreman and missing cattle, who had been delayed on the road by a stampede, arrive. +

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