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DATE
PAGE
Mercuty (Hobart, AUstralia)
7 Dec 1928
p. 7.
St. Petersburg (FL) Times
2 Oct 1927
p. 5.
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 July 1926
Copyright Claimant:
Action Pictures, Inc.
Copyright Date:
6 July 1926
Copyright Number:
LU22873
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,472
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Buddy Martin, a cowpuncher, falls in love with Rose Cooper, whom he meets in a Chinese restaurant in Omaha, and frustrates a plot between Bill Cooper, her stepfather, and Scar-Face Hanan, a notorious criminal. At Rose's insistence, Buddy is given a job on their ranch. Buddy overhears Cooper conspiring with Scar-Face to rustle his own (Cooper's) herd until he can persuade Rose's mother to sell the ranch; when Buddy discovers the rustlers at work, Cooper accuses him of being a rustler and sends him off the ranch, and disguised with a beard, he finds refuge in a camp maintained by Scar-Face. When the sale of the ranch is imminent, Buddy circumvents the bandits, takes the money from Cooper, and notifies the sheriff. In a series of chases on horseback and by train, Buddy overcomes Scar-Face and then marries ... +


Buddy Martin, a cowpuncher, falls in love with Rose Cooper, whom he meets in a Chinese restaurant in Omaha, and frustrates a plot between Bill Cooper, her stepfather, and Scar-Face Hanan, a notorious criminal. At Rose's insistence, Buddy is given a job on their ranch. Buddy overhears Cooper conspiring with Scar-Face to rustle his own (Cooper's) herd until he can persuade Rose's mother to sell the ranch; when Buddy discovers the rustlers at work, Cooper accuses him of being a rustler and sends him off the ranch, and disguised with a beard, he finds refuge in a camp maintained by Scar-Face. When the sale of the ranch is imminent, Buddy circumvents the bandits, takes the money from Cooper, and notifies the sheriff. In a series of chases on horseback and by train, Buddy overcomes Scar-Face and then marries Rose. +

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