Border Romance (1930)

61 mins | Western | 18 May 1930

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
25 May 1930.
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New York Times
26 May 1930
p. 25.
Variety
28 May 1930
p. 35.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
Scen and story
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SET DECORATOR
Settings
MUSIC
Mus dir
SOUND
Rec eng
SOURCES
SONGS
"Song of the Rurales," "The Girl From Topolobombo," "Yo te adoro" and "My Desert Rose," music and lyrics by Will Jason and Val Burton.
DETAILS
Release Date:
18 May 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Tiffany Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
13 May 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1292
Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Duration(in mins):
61
Length(in feet):
5,974
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bob Hamlin, his younger brother, Victor, and their helper, Slim, are engaged in horsetrading in the mountains of Mexico. They meet Buck Adams, a prospective buyer; and at a tavern, Vic antagonizes a big Mexican by trying to dance with a girl and is forced to kill him when he draws a gun. Their horses are stolen, but they evade capture by the rurales . While giving chase to Buck, Bob encounters Conchita, whose beauty captivates him; but he courts Gloria, Buck's girl, in order to learn the whereabouts of the villain. He abducts the brokenhearted Conchita and takes her to a mountain hideout, where he convinces her of his innocence of the crime. He surrenders to the rurales , who take Buck's men prisoners, and collects the reward for having killed El Gallo, a notorious ... +


Bob Hamlin, his younger brother, Victor, and their helper, Slim, are engaged in horsetrading in the mountains of Mexico. They meet Buck Adams, a prospective buyer; and at a tavern, Vic antagonizes a big Mexican by trying to dance with a girl and is forced to kill him when he draws a gun. Their horses are stolen, but they evade capture by the rurales . While giving chase to Buck, Bob encounters Conchita, whose beauty captivates him; but he courts Gloria, Buck's girl, in order to learn the whereabouts of the villain. He abducts the brokenhearted Conchita and takes her to a mountain hideout, where he convinces her of his innocence of the crime. He surrenders to the rurales , who take Buck's men prisoners, and collects the reward for having killed El Gallo, a notorious bandit. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
with songs


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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