A Trick of Hearts (1928)

65 mins | Western | 18 March 1928

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HISTORY

The working titles of this film were The Horse Trader and Western Suffragettes . According to Universal records, Arthur Statter received credit for original story although "his idea was from Henry Irving Dodge's ... More Less

The working titles of this film were The Horse Trader and Western Suffragettes . According to Universal records, Arthur Statter received credit for original story although "his idea was from Henry Irving Dodge's story." More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
21 Mar 1928
p. 23.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Western Suffragettes
The Horse Trader
Release Date:
18 March 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
17 January 1928
Copyright Number:
LP24883
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
65
Length(in feet):
5,495
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The women of a western town elect a woman sheriff whose niece is loved by Ben Tully. Hoping to restore the sheriff's office to masculine control, he stages a series of fake holdups designed to terrify the sheriff. A notorious crook carries off the niece; but Ben gives chase, saves the girl, and frees other captives from the bandit's ... +


The women of a western town elect a woman sheriff whose niece is loved by Ben Tully. Hoping to restore the sheriff's office to masculine control, he stages a series of fake holdups designed to terrify the sheriff. A notorious crook carries off the niece; but Ben gives chase, saves the girl, and frees other captives from the bandit's gang. +

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Legend
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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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