The Silent Rider (1927)

Western | 2 January 1927

Director:

Lynn Reynolds

Cinematographer:

Harry Neumann

Production Designer:

David Garber

Production Company:

Universal Pictures Corp.
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
30 Jan 1927.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "The Red-Headed Husband" by Katharine Newlin Burt in Hearst's International-Cosmopolitan (Jan 1926).
DETAILS
Release Date:
2 January 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
22 December 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23460
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,808
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Cowboy Jerry Alton is content with life on the Bar Z Ranch until Mrs. Randall hires pretty Marian Faer to assist in cooking. Marian explains that she is looking for a redheaded husband. All the men are smitten with her, and several, including Jerry, try to dye their hair red. In partnership with Sourdough Jackson, Jerry purchases a small ranch plot and builds a cabin, in hopes of presenting it to Marian. Then Wender, a man with flaming red hair, applies for work at the ranch, and to Jerry's chagrin, he seems to wield an influence over the girl. Meanwhile, Jerry and Sourdough find a child near their cabin and adopt him. "Red," with his gang, robs a mine and steals the payroll, then claims the boy as his son and later throws suspicion on Jerry. In a fight with Jerry, Red falls to his death, leaving Marian, his former wife, free to marry ... +


Cowboy Jerry Alton is content with life on the Bar Z Ranch until Mrs. Randall hires pretty Marian Faer to assist in cooking. Marian explains that she is looking for a redheaded husband. All the men are smitten with her, and several, including Jerry, try to dye their hair red. In partnership with Sourdough Jackson, Jerry purchases a small ranch plot and builds a cabin, in hopes of presenting it to Marian. Then Wender, a man with flaming red hair, applies for work at the ranch, and to Jerry's chagrin, he seems to wield an influence over the girl. Meanwhile, Jerry and Sourdough find a child near their cabin and adopt him. "Red," with his gang, robs a mine and steals the payroll, then claims the boy as his son and later throws suspicion on Jerry. In a fight with Jerry, Red falls to his death, leaving Marian, his former wife, free to marry Jerry. +

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AFI Life Achievement Award

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