Somewhere in Sonora (1927)

Western | 3 April 1927

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HISTORY

Will Levington Comfort's novel was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post from 22 Nov--29 Nov 1924. In 1933 the novel was used as the basis for the Warner Bros. release Somewhere in Sonora. That film was directed by Mack V. Wright and starred John Wayne (see entry). ...

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Will Levington Comfort's novel was serialized in The Saturday Evening Post from 22 Nov--29 Nov 1924. In 1933 the novel was used as the basis for the Warner Bros. release Somewhere in Sonora. That film was directed by Mack V. Wright and starred John Wayne (see entry).

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
3 Apr 1927
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Variety
30 Mar 1927
p. 19
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
Albert Rogell
Dir
PRODUCERS
Harry J. Brown
Supv
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel Somewhere South in Sonora by Will Levington Comfort (Boston, 1925).
LITERARY SOURCE AUTHOR
DETAILS
Release Date:
3 April 1927
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 21 Mar 1927
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
First National Pictures, Inc.
23 February 1927
LP23691
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,718
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Bob Bishop, expert horseman and cowboy, goes to Sonora to seek the wayward son of a rancher who has joined Monte Black's bandit gang. En route, Bob encounters Mary Burton and her two chums. The daughter of a railroad man, Mary is seeking her father. The gang tries to capture the girls but is thwarted. Bob falls in love with Mary and finds Bart, the missing boy, but both Bob and Bart are captured and ordered to be shot. They escape only to be caught in quicksand, but Bob's horse, Tarzan, brings aid. They are rescued, the gang is captured, and Mary and Bob plight their ...

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Bob Bishop, expert horseman and cowboy, goes to Sonora to seek the wayward son of a rancher who has joined Monte Black's bandit gang. En route, Bob encounters Mary Burton and her two chums. The daughter of a railroad man, Mary is seeking her father. The gang tries to capture the girls but is thwarted. Bob falls in love with Mary and finds Bart, the missing boy, but both Bob and Bart are captured and ordered to be shot. They escape only to be caught in quicksand, but Bob's horse, Tarzan, brings aid. They are rescued, the gang is captured, and Mary and Bob plight their troth.

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