The Long, Long Trail (1929)

53 mins | Western | 27 October 1929

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HISTORY

The Earl Wayland Bowman novel previously had been adapted by Universal in 1923 under the title The Ramblin' Kid (See Entry). That film, which was directed by Edward Sedgwick, also starred Hoot Gibson, who co-starred with Laura La ... More Less

The Earl Wayland Bowman novel previously had been adapted by Universal in 1923 under the title The Ramblin' Kid (See Entry). That film, which was directed by Edward Sedgwick, also starred Hoot Gibson, who co-starred with Laura La Plante. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
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DATE
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Film Daily
10 Nov 1929.
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Variety
6 Nov 1929
p. 31.
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
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DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
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Dir of photog
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Film ed
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman (Indianapolis, 1920).
DETAILS
Release Date:
27 October 1929
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
14 October 1929
Copyright Number:
LP770
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,948 ft.
Duration(in mins):
53
Length(in feet):
5,331
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

The Ramblin' Kid acquires an unjustified reputation by pretending drunkenness and playfully shooting up the town of Eagle Butte. While professing a scorn for women, he falls for June, who comes to visit his employer--her uncle, Colonel Josh, a rancher. His clumsiness in courtship is overcome when he saves June from quicksand after her horse falls over a cliff. The Kid corrals a wild mare and prepares to run her in the annual rodeo sweepstakes. Mike Wilson, owner of the favorite, has The Kid drugged before the race, but he rides and wins. When Wilson tries to abscond with the wager money, The Kid captures him and reveals the plot; reinstated in the esteem of his friends, he finds happiness with ... +


The Ramblin' Kid acquires an unjustified reputation by pretending drunkenness and playfully shooting up the town of Eagle Butte. While professing a scorn for women, he falls for June, who comes to visit his employer--her uncle, Colonel Josh, a rancher. His clumsiness in courtship is overcome when he saves June from quicksand after her horse falls over a cliff. The Kid corrals a wild mare and prepares to run her in the annual rodeo sweepstakes. Mike Wilson, owner of the favorite, has The Kid drugged before the race, but he rides and wins. When Wilson tries to abscond with the wager money, The Kid captures him and reveals the plot; reinstated in the esteem of his friends, he finds happiness with June. +

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