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Release Date:
9 April 1921
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Manufacturing Co.
Copyright Date:
22 March 1921
Copyright Number:
LP16334
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,436
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Into the town of Broken Buckle rides a stranger who threatens to open a new gambling establishment to rival the one operated by Denver Red and Headlight Whipple. The latter's sister, Zoe, who disapproves of her brother's saloon and is the local schoolteacher and owner of a notions store, tries to interest The Stranger in reforming the vice-ridden community. Pretending to ignore her, he opens his hall as a new school and library. He settles his score with the partners by gambling for their lives, and after their cowardly escape he wins ... +


Into the town of Broken Buckle rides a stranger who threatens to open a new gambling establishment to rival the one operated by Denver Red and Headlight Whipple. The latter's sister, Zoe, who disapproves of her brother's saloon and is the local schoolteacher and owner of a notions store, tries to interest The Stranger in reforming the vice-ridden community. Pretending to ignore her, he opens his hall as a new school and library. He settles his score with the partners by gambling for their lives, and after their cowardly escape he wins Zoe. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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