Riding for Fame (1928)

60 mins | Western | 19 August 1928

Director:

B. Reeves Eason

Writer:

B. Reeves Eason

Cinematographer:

Harry Neumann

Editor:

Gilmore Walker

Production Designer:

David Garber

Production Company:

Universal Pictures Corp.
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HISTORY

Company records indicate that Arthur Statter wrote the original story, which was rewritten by Reaves ... More Less

Company records indicate that Arthur Statter wrote the original story, which was rewritten by Reaves Eason. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Kinematograph Weekly
16 Feb 1928
p. 53.
Variety
6 Jun 1928
p. 25.
DETAILS
Release Date:
19 August 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 29 May 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 February 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24995
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
60
Length(in feet):
5,424
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Hank, a champion broncobuster, arrives at the Barton ranch to break some horses being sold to Morgan, an unprincipled man who pays for the horses and then has his accomplices steal the money from Barton. Suspicion is cast on Hank as the thief, but his quick wits, fast riding, and courage pull him out of his difficulty. With Morgan and his men in jail and the money returned to Barton, Hank begins to make plans for the future with Kitty, Barton's ... +


Hank, a champion broncobuster, arrives at the Barton ranch to break some horses being sold to Morgan, an unprincipled man who pays for the horses and then has his accomplices steal the money from Barton. Suspicion is cast on Hank as the thief, but his quick wits, fast riding, and courage pull him out of his difficulty. With Morgan and his men in jail and the money returned to Barton, Hank begins to make plans for the future with Kitty, Barton's daughter. +

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Subject (Major):

Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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