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Film Daily
25 May 1930.
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Variety
23 Jul 1930
p. 31.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Dude Wrangler by Caroline Lockhart (Garden City, NY, 1921).
DETAILS
Release Date:
1 June 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Sono-Art Productions, Inc.
Copyright Date:
12 December 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1814
Physical Properties:
Sound
Black and White
Length(in feet):
6,200
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Tied to his Aunt Mary's apron strings, Wally McCann is a spineless, effeminate youth who spends his time designing embroidery patterns, and though Helen Dane, who breeds polo ponies, is fond of him, she cold-shoulders him, hoping thus to make a man of him. Determined to make good as a farmer, Wally buys some land in Wyoming, near Helen's farm, and arrives in cowboy attire with his handyman, Pinkey Fripp. Wally is literally washed out by a cloudburst and is jailed for fighting while on a drunken spree. Later, he borrows money from the bank to purchase a dude ranch. Among the guests is Canby, who is in love with Helen and resents Wally's interference; plotting with Wong, the Chinese cook, Candy plans a series of mishaps which frighten the other guests and give Wally the opportunity to rescue a lady from a stampede. Enraged at Canby's perfidy, Wally fights him and compels him to take over the ranch, thus winning the admiration and love of ... +


Tied to his Aunt Mary's apron strings, Wally McCann is a spineless, effeminate youth who spends his time designing embroidery patterns, and though Helen Dane, who breeds polo ponies, is fond of him, she cold-shoulders him, hoping thus to make a man of him. Determined to make good as a farmer, Wally buys some land in Wyoming, near Helen's farm, and arrives in cowboy attire with his handyman, Pinkey Fripp. Wally is literally washed out by a cloudburst and is jailed for fighting while on a drunken spree. Later, he borrows money from the bank to purchase a dude ranch. Among the guests is Canby, who is in love with Helen and resents Wally's interference; plotting with Wong, the Chinese cook, Candy plans a series of mishaps which frighten the other guests and give Wally the opportunity to rescue a lady from a stampede. Enraged at Canby's perfidy, Wally fights him and compels him to take over the ranch, thus winning the admiration and love of Helen. +

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