The King of Wild Horses (1924)

Western | 13 April 1924

Director:

Fred Jackman

Writers:

Carl Himm, Hal Roach

Producer:

Hal Roach

Cinematographer:

Floyd Jackman

Production Company:

Hal Roach Studios
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
ETR
5 Apr 1924
p. 25.
Film Daily
30 Mar 1924.
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New York Times
7 Apr 1924
p. 15.
Variety
14 May 1924
p. 28.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
13 April 1924
Premiere Information:
New York premiere: 6 April 1924
Copyright Claimant:
Hal Roach Studios
Copyright Date:
26 March 1924
Copyright Number:
LU20034
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,611
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"The Black, by right of might, is undisputed leader of a band of wild horses. By his intelligence and agility he protects the herd and eludes various pursuers. The Fielding ranch is in [the] charge of a villainous foreman who has involved Fielding's weakling son in a cattle stealing escapade. Billy Blair, a cowpuncher, has two consuming passions. One is his love for Mary Fielding, the other his desire to capture The Black. His perseverance is rewarded, for he wins both girl and horse. All three co-operate in frustrating further villainy on the part of Galvin, the foreman, and in bringing him to justice." (from ETR Apr 1924, p25.) Billy makes friends with The Black by rescuing him from a forest ... +


"The Black, by right of might, is undisputed leader of a band of wild horses. By his intelligence and agility he protects the herd and eludes various pursuers. The Fielding ranch is in [the] charge of a villainous foreman who has involved Fielding's weakling son in a cattle stealing escapade. Billy Blair, a cowpuncher, has two consuming passions. One is his love for Mary Fielding, the other his desire to capture The Black. His perseverance is rewarded, for he wins both girl and horse. All three co-operate in frustrating further villainy on the part of Galvin, the foreman, and in bringing him to justice." (from ETR Apr 1924, p25.) Billy makes friends with The Black by rescuing him from a forest fire. +

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