Points West (1929)

Western | 25 August 1929

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
18 Sep 1929
p. 55.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Points West by B. M. Bower (Boston, 1928).
AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 August 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
15 June 1929
Copyright Number:
LP484
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,491
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cole Lawson, son of a rancher who is murdered by McQuade (an outlaw his father previously sent to prison), sets out to revenge his father's death. Cole finds McQuade's mountain retreat and gains entrance by posing as a horsethief. He meets Dorothy, the landlady's daughter, whom McQuade plans to marry; a romance develops between them, and he tells her about his mission. She aids him in identifying McQuade, but Cole is overheard revealing his plans, and McQuade gives him 3 minutes to live. Cole outwits him and escapes, taking refuge in the girl's house. McQuade prepares for his wedding, but at the last moment Cole overcomes McQuade, prevents the marriage, and thus wins the girl for ... +


Cole Lawson, son of a rancher who is murdered by McQuade (an outlaw his father previously sent to prison), sets out to revenge his father's death. Cole finds McQuade's mountain retreat and gains entrance by posing as a horsethief. He meets Dorothy, the landlady's daughter, whom McQuade plans to marry; a romance develops between them, and he tells her about his mission. She aids him in identifying McQuade, but Cole is overheard revealing his plans, and McQuade gives him 3 minutes to live. Cole outwits him and escapes, taking refuge in the girl's house. McQuade prepares for his wedding, but at the last moment Cole overcomes McQuade, prevents the marriage, and thus wins the girl for himself. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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