Braveheart (1925)

Western | 27 December 1925

Director:

Alan Hale

Cinematographer:

Faxon Dean

Production Company:

Cinema Corporation of America
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HISTORY

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that director Alan Hale and company had returned from filming on location in Monterey and Guerneville in CA, and Portland, ... More Less

The 8 Nov 1925 FD reported that director Alan Hale and company had returned from filming on location in Monterey and Guerneville in CA, and Portland, OR. More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Exhibitors Trade Review
16 Jan 1923
p. 23.
Film Daily
8 Nov 1925
p. 8.
Film Daily
17 Jan 1926.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
27 December 1925
Copyright Claimant:
Cinema Corporation of America
Copyright Date:
28 December 1925
Copyright Number:
LP22170
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
7,256
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Braveheart, a young Indian brave, is sent east to study law in order to prepare himself to defend the tribe's hereditary fishing rights, which are endangered by Hobart Nelson, the avaricious president of a fish-canning combine. While at college, Braveheart becomes an outstanding scholar and an All-American football player, but his work there comes to nothing, for, in order to save his friend Frank Nelson from disgrace, he confesses to selling football signals to an opposing team and is expelled. He is an outcast from his tribe as well, but goes into court and wins the fishing rights for his people. Ki-Yote, a troublemaker, incites the tribe to kidnap Nelson and his daughter, Dorothy, with whom Braveheart is in love. Braveheart rescues the Nelsons, but he denies his love for the white girl and marries one of red blood ... +


Braveheart, a young Indian brave, is sent east to study law in order to prepare himself to defend the tribe's hereditary fishing rights, which are endangered by Hobart Nelson, the avaricious president of a fish-canning combine. While at college, Braveheart becomes an outstanding scholar and an All-American football player, but his work there comes to nothing, for, in order to save his friend Frank Nelson from disgrace, he confesses to selling football signals to an opposing team and is expelled. He is an outcast from his tribe as well, but goes into court and wins the fishing rights for his people. Ki-Yote, a troublemaker, incites the tribe to kidnap Nelson and his daughter, Dorothy, with whom Braveheart is in love. Braveheart rescues the Nelsons, but he denies his love for the white girl and marries one of red blood instead. +

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