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In a column called "A Letter from Location" in the Mar 1925 Picture-Play, actress Marian Nixon reported that the cast and crew of two Hoot Gibson movies, The Ridin' Kid from Power River and Let 'Er Buck, were staying at the Hotel Pendleton in Pendleton, OR, and traveling fifty miles each day to the location for both films at the former mining town of Hilgrade, OR, which by 1925 was a collection of shacks, empty buildings, and a general store. A group of Indians, hired at five dollars per day, moved their tepees into a nearby camp for the duration of filming.
       Rodeo scenes were filmed at the 1924 Pendleton ... More Less

In a column called "A Letter from Location" in the Mar 1925 Picture-Play, actress Marian Nixon reported that the cast and crew of two Hoot Gibson movies, The Ridin' Kid from Power River and Let 'Er Buck, were staying at the Hotel Pendleton in Pendleton, OR, and traveling fifty miles each day to the location for both films at the former mining town of Hilgrade, OR, which by 1925 was a collection of shacks, empty buildings, and a general store. A group of Indians, hired at five dollars per day, moved their tepees into a nearby camp for the duration of filming.
       Rodeo scenes were filmed at the 1924 Pendleton Round-Up. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
21 Jan 1925
p. 48.
Film Daily
11 Jan 1925.
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Picture-Play
Mar 1925
p. 90, 100.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
DETAILS
Release Date:
22 March 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
8 January 1925
Copyright Number:
LP21022
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,500
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Bob Carson works on the the Texas ranch of Colonel McCall, with whose daughter, Jacqueline, he is in love. This romance evokes the anger of her cousin, Ralston, who challenges Bob to a gun duel. During the exchange of shots Ralston pretends to be shot, and Bob runs away, eventually drifting to Pendleton, Oregon, in time for the annual rodeo. There he gets into a fight with Kent Crosby, the foreman of Mabel Thompson's big ranch, and knocks him out, proceeding to ride a bucking broncho that has thrown all previous riders. The two McCalls and Ralston come north for the rodeo and meet Bob, who then learns of Ralston's ruse. Mabel realizes that Bob loves Jacqueline and, in desperation, proposes to him. Bob turns her down and is kidnaped by Ralston and Crosby, to keep him out of the chariot race, but he escapes from his bonds just in time to drive Mabel's team to a close victory. Ralston and Crosby are arrested by the sheriff, and Jacqueline and Bob renew their ... +


Bob Carson works on the the Texas ranch of Colonel McCall, with whose daughter, Jacqueline, he is in love. This romance evokes the anger of her cousin, Ralston, who challenges Bob to a gun duel. During the exchange of shots Ralston pretends to be shot, and Bob runs away, eventually drifting to Pendleton, Oregon, in time for the annual rodeo. There he gets into a fight with Kent Crosby, the foreman of Mabel Thompson's big ranch, and knocks him out, proceeding to ride a bucking broncho that has thrown all previous riders. The two McCalls and Ralston come north for the rodeo and meet Bob, who then learns of Ralston's ruse. Mabel realizes that Bob loves Jacqueline and, in desperation, proposes to him. Bob turns her down and is kidnaped by Ralston and Crosby, to keep him out of the chariot race, but he escapes from his bonds just in time to drive Mabel's team to a close victory. Ralston and Crosby are arrested by the sheriff, and Jacqueline and Bob renew their romance. +

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