Trailin' Trouble (1930)

Comedy-drama, Western | 23 March 1930

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HISTORY

Var and FD reviewed the film under the title Trailing Trouble. ...

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Var and FD reviewed the film under the title Trailing Trouble.

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
30 Mar 1930
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Variety
2 Apr 1930
p. 39
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
SOUND
Rec eng
DETAILS
Alternate Title:
Trailing Trouble
Release Date:
23 March 1930
Production Date:

Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Universal Pictures Corp.
14 March 1930
LP1150
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si; 5,336 ft.
Length(in feet):
5,198
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Ed King is in love with Molly, daughter of the rancher for whom he works; and when he takes a shipment of horses to Kansas City, Buck Moran, his rival, plots to have Ed robbed of the sale money and thereby discredit him in the eyes of Molly and her father. Ed saves Ming Toy, a Chinese girl, from some ruffians; but in bidding him an affectionate farewell, she robs him of his money. Ed misses the train and steals a ride in an airplane. Molly's father accuses him of theft, but Ming Toy returns the money and denounces Buck as the conspirator. Ed captures the villain and turns him over to the authorities, then is reunited with ...

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Ed King is in love with Molly, daughter of the rancher for whom he works; and when he takes a shipment of horses to Kansas City, Buck Moran, his rival, plots to have Ed robbed of the sale money and thereby discredit him in the eyes of Molly and her father. Ed saves Ming Toy, a Chinese girl, from some ruffians; but in bidding him an affectionate farewell, she robs him of his money. Ed misses the train and steals a ride in an airplane. Molly's father accuses him of theft, but Ming Toy returns the money and denounces Buck as the conspirator. Ed captures the villain and turns him over to the authorities, then is reunited with Molly.

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Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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