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Arizona Bound marked Gary Cooper's first starring ... More Less

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SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
1 May 1927.
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Variety
13 Apr 1927
p. 22.
DETAILS
Release Date:
9 April 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Famous Players-Lasky Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 April 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23859
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
59
Length(in feet):
4,912
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

In the little mining town of Mesquite lives Dave Saulter, a ne'er-do-well whose prime interests are Flash, his white horse, and Ann Winslow, who objects to his irresponsible ways. Ann agrees to attend a dance with Buck Hanna, but Dave playfully ensnares her partner just as he is about to commence the first dance. Buck plots to steal the local gold shipment entrusted to him; Dave, desperate for a job as guard, ties up a man and goes in his place. The coach is waylaid by Texas Jack and his gang, and Dave is knocked unconscious. Buck and his pals throw suspicion on Dave, but Oleson, a blundering Swede, accidentally finds the cache of gold. When Betty learns of Buck's guilt, he kidnaps her in a coach, but Dave follows and overpowers him, thus winning the reward and the ... +


In the little mining town of Mesquite lives Dave Saulter, a ne'er-do-well whose prime interests are Flash, his white horse, and Ann Winslow, who objects to his irresponsible ways. Ann agrees to attend a dance with Buck Hanna, but Dave playfully ensnares her partner just as he is about to commence the first dance. Buck plots to steal the local gold shipment entrusted to him; Dave, desperate for a job as guard, ties up a man and goes in his place. The coach is waylaid by Texas Jack and his gang, and Dave is knocked unconscious. Buck and his pals throw suspicion on Dave, but Oleson, a blundering Swede, accidentally finds the cache of gold. When Betty learns of Buck's guilt, he kidnaps her in a coach, but Dave follows and overpowers him, thus winning the reward and the girl. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.