Roarin' Broncs (1927)

Western | 27 November 1927

Director:

Richard Thorpe

Cinematographer:

Ray Ries

Production Company:

Action Pictures, Inc.
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Film Daily
11 Dec 1927.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
27 November 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
18 November 1927
Copyright Number:
LU24677
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,375
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bill Morris, a member of the U. S. Border Patrol assigned to investigate the smuggling of Chinese across the border, gets work at the Tracy and Ball Ranch, suspected to be the smugglers' headquarters. Unable to operate a motorcycle with sidecar, two ranch hands are helped by Bill, who chases Rose Tracy's frightened horse. Henry Ball, the ranch partner's son and leader of the smugglers, fancies Rose, but Bill fails to obtain evidence against him until he overhears his plans at a party given for Rose. Bill gives chase on the motorcycle but is overwhelmed by the smugglers, who take cover in an abandoned shack. Although bound, Bill manages to operate a tractor to rout the gang and take them ... +


Bill Morris, a member of the U. S. Border Patrol assigned to investigate the smuggling of Chinese across the border, gets work at the Tracy and Ball Ranch, suspected to be the smugglers' headquarters. Unable to operate a motorcycle with sidecar, two ranch hands are helped by Bill, who chases Rose Tracy's frightened horse. Henry Ball, the ranch partner's son and leader of the smugglers, fancies Rose, but Bill fails to obtain evidence against him until he overhears his plans at a party given for Rose. Bill gives chase on the motorcycle but is overwhelmed by the smugglers, who take cover in an abandoned shack. Although bound, Bill manages to operate a tractor to rout the gang and take them prisoner. +

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