Director:

John Ford

Writer:

Producer:

Harry Carey

Production Company:

Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
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HISTORY

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BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
9 Mar 18
p. 1141.
MPN
9 Mar 18
p. 1466.
MPW
2 Mar 18
pp. 1273-74.
MPW
9 Mar 18
p. 1409.
Variety
1 Mar 18
p. 42.
Wid's
7 Mar 18
p. 988.
DETAILS
Release Date:
25 February 1918
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Film Mfg. Co., Inc.
Copyright Date:
18 February 1918
Copyright Number:
LP12083
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
SYNOPSIS

In order to raise money for one of the cowpunchers whose wife is in need of a costly operation, Cheyenne Harry convinces the cowboys of the Circle-L Ranch to take part in a San Francisco rodeo. After winning most of the prizes, Harry and the boys visit a Hawaiian-style cabaret to celebrate. Several Honolulu cocktails each finally prove too much for the cowboys, and even the gyrations of the grass-clad hula dancers cannot keep them awake. Harry dreams that he and his companions have been shanghaied and forced to scrub the deck. When the crew mutinies, Harry is cast ashore on an island, where he so enchants the Hawaiian queen that she decides to marry him. Harry manages to elude the aging queen and is about to embrace the young and pretty princess when he wakes up. Swearing off Hawaiian cocktails, Harry and the cowboys return to the ... +


In order to raise money for one of the cowpunchers whose wife is in need of a costly operation, Cheyenne Harry convinces the cowboys of the Circle-L Ranch to take part in a San Francisco rodeo. After winning most of the prizes, Harry and the boys visit a Hawaiian-style cabaret to celebrate. Several Honolulu cocktails each finally prove too much for the cowboys, and even the gyrations of the grass-clad hula dancers cannot keep them awake. Harry dreams that he and his companions have been shanghaied and forced to scrub the deck. When the crew mutinies, Harry is cast ashore on an island, where he so enchants the Hawaiian queen that she decides to marry him. Harry manages to elude the aging queen and is about to embrace the young and pretty princess when he wakes up. Swearing off Hawaiian cocktails, Harry and the cowboys return to the ranch. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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