The Desert of the Lost (1927)

Western | 18 December 1927

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Film Daily
14 Oct 1928.
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Release Date:
18 December 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
28 November 1927
Copyright Number:
LP24704
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,993
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Jim Drake, who has shot a man in self-defense and is unable to prove it, flees to Mexico and is followed by Murray, a detective. Jim is befriended by Dolores Wolfe, the daughter of Steve Wolfe, a renegade American innkeeper; she is being forced to marry El Chino, a halfbreed Chinese bandit who keeps a secret gold mine. Jim defends the girl against her own father and the bandit, and when trapped by Dolores' father, he discovers the mine and cleverly captures the gang. Murray finds Jim through following Dolores and tells him the charges have been dropped against him; Jim returns home accompanied by the ... +


Jim Drake, who has shot a man in self-defense and is unable to prove it, flees to Mexico and is followed by Murray, a detective. Jim is befriended by Dolores Wolfe, the daughter of Steve Wolfe, a renegade American innkeeper; she is being forced to marry El Chino, a halfbreed Chinese bandit who keeps a secret gold mine. Jim defends the girl against her own father and the bandit, and when trapped by Dolores' father, he discovers the mine and cleverly captures the gang. Murray finds Jim through following Dolores and tells him the charges have been dropped against him; Jim returns home accompanied by the girl. +

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