Riders of Vengeance (1919)

Western | 9 June 1919

Director:

John Ford

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Production Company:

Universal Film Mfg Co., Inc.
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MPN
31 May 19
p. 3661.
MPW
24 May 19
p. 1237, 1239
Variety
13 Jun 19
p. 49.
Wid's
16 Jun 17
p. 1797.
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Release Date:
9 June 1919
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
29 May 1919
Copyright Number:
LP13772
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

On the day of his wedding, Cheyenne Harry's bride, his father and his mother are killed on the steps of the church by his enemies. A year later, Harry returns to Mesquite to avenge the deaths of his loved ones. He kills the guilty persons one by one until he gets to Gale Thurman. Harry rescues Thurman's bride-to-be from a stagecoach holdup and cares for her in a cave he has made into his home. Harry and Thurman are obliged to unite together to fight off the Apaches of the desert, and during the battle, Thurman declares his innocence in the wedding day massacre. Both men are wounded, and Thurman dies despite Harry's valiant attempts to save him. Harry then finds happiness with Thurman's ... +


On the day of his wedding, Cheyenne Harry's bride, his father and his mother are killed on the steps of the church by his enemies. A year later, Harry returns to Mesquite to avenge the deaths of his loved ones. He kills the guilty persons one by one until he gets to Gale Thurman. Harry rescues Thurman's bride-to-be from a stagecoach holdup and cares for her in a cave he has made into his home. Harry and Thurman are obliged to unite together to fight off the Apaches of the desert, and during the battle, Thurman declares his innocence in the wedding day massacre. Both men are wounded, and Thurman dies despite Harry's valiant attempts to save him. Harry then finds happiness with Thurman's fiancée. +

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