Oklahoma Cyclone (1930)

Western | 8 August 1930

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HISTORY

Songs: "Song of the Range," "Let Me Live Out on the Prairie." ...

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Songs: "Song of the Range," "Let Me Live Out on the Prairie."

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
14 Sep 1930
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
J. P. McCarthy
Dir
PRODUCER
Prod
WRITERS
J. P. McCarthy
Scen
Adpt
J. P. McCarthy
Story
DETAILS
Release Date:
8 August 1930
Production Date:

Physical Properties:
Sound
RCA Photophone
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,916
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Feigning flight from the law, Jim Smith (the "Oklahoma Cyclone") maneuvers his way into McKim's gang and is immediately attracted to Carmelita, though he temporarily heeds McKim's warning to avoid her. The gang robs a bank and goes across the border, where McKim is keeping prisoner a dying sheriff--Jim's father, the discovery of whose whereabouts was Jim's object in joining the gang. McKim perceives Jim's ruse and sets out to teach him a lesson; Jim is getting the worst of the ensuing fight when Slim pulls his gun to keep the other gang members at bay. Jim rallies, and Carmelita brings a ...

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Feigning flight from the law, Jim Smith (the "Oklahoma Cyclone") maneuvers his way into McKim's gang and is immediately attracted to Carmelita, though he temporarily heeds McKim's warning to avoid her. The gang robs a bank and goes across the border, where McKim is keeping prisoner a dying sheriff--Jim's father, the discovery of whose whereabouts was Jim's object in joining the gang. McKim perceives Jim's ruse and sets out to teach him a lesson; Jim is getting the worst of the ensuing fight when Slim pulls his gun to keep the other gang members at bay. Jim rallies, and Carmelita brings a posse.

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

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