The Galloping Gobs (1927)

Western | 27 February 1927

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DETAILS
Release Date:
27 February 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Pathé Exchange, inc.
Copyright Date:
17 January 1927
Copyright Number:
LU23548
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,524
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Bill and Chub, two gobs on a few days' leave, drift into a waterfront cabaret in search of excitement and join in a riotous free-for-all. Eluding the police, they play poker with a western rancher and win his estate. They find their ranch in a dilapidated state, but despite warnings of Fanny, a neighbor, they spend the night in the ranchhouse. Mysterious noises scare them into the hayloft, and some bandits arrive with a girl prisoner; overhearing the bandits' plans to hold up a stage, the sailors rush to warn the sheriff. Bill and Chub return to the ranch, overcome the guards, and rescue the girl. A Navy man arrives, to their surprise, with their discharge certificates; and with the reward for rescuing Mary, they decide to settle ... +


Bill and Chub, two gobs on a few days' leave, drift into a waterfront cabaret in search of excitement and join in a riotous free-for-all. Eluding the police, they play poker with a western rancher and win his estate. They find their ranch in a dilapidated state, but despite warnings of Fanny, a neighbor, they spend the night in the ranchhouse. Mysterious noises scare them into the hayloft, and some bandits arrive with a girl prisoner; overhearing the bandits' plans to hold up a stage, the sailors rush to warn the sheriff. Bill and Chub return to the ranch, overcome the guards, and rescue the girl. A Navy man arrives, to their surprise, with their discharge certificates; and with the reward for rescuing Mary, they decide to settle down. +

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