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According to a 7 Oct 1928 LAT news item and other contemporary sources, the film was shot partially on location in Cheyenne, WY during the city's annual Frontier Days Celebration and rodeo, nicknamed "The Daddy of Them All." The 1928 events were held on 24-28 Jul. Some scenes were shot at the Rodeo, while others, including an action sequence with star Ken Maynard and his horse "Tarzan," were shot on the city's downtown ... More Less

According to a 7 Oct 1928 LAT news item and other contemporary sources, the film was shot partially on location in Cheyenne, WY during the city's annual Frontier Days Celebration and rodeo, nicknamed "The Daddy of Them All." The 1928 events were held on 24-28 Jul. Some scenes were shot at the Rodeo, while others, including an action sequence with star Ken Maynard and his horse "Tarzan," were shot on the city's downtown streets. More Less

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
3 Mar 1929.
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Los Angeles Times
7 Oct 1928
p. 17.
MPNBG
15 Mar 1930
p. 73.
The Newburgh News (Newburgh, NY)
13 Feb 1929
p.6.
Variety
20 Mar 1929
p. 22.
CAST
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DETAILS
Release Date:
3 February 1929
Copyright Claimant:
First National Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
7 February 1929
Copyright Number:
LP93
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
5,944
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Trick rider Cal Roberts, who has dreamed of becoming the champion of the Cheyenne Rodeo, comes to town and wins the competition. He then helps local horse breeder Violet Wentworth and her father, who have become indebted to a man named Klaxton. Cal searches through town to find the drunken Judge Boggs. Later, in Boggs's courtroom, Violet and her father are cleared of any wrongdoing, and Cal wins Violet's ... +


Trick rider Cal Roberts, who has dreamed of becoming the champion of the Cheyenne Rodeo, comes to town and wins the competition. He then helps local horse breeder Violet Wentworth and her father, who have become indebted to a man named Klaxton. Cal searches through town to find the drunken Judge Boggs. Later, in Boggs's courtroom, Violet and her father are cleared of any wrongdoing, and Cal wins Violet's love. +

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Subject

Subject (Minor):
Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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