Buffalo Bill on the U. P. Trail (1926)

Western | 1 March 1926

Director:

Frank Mattison

Cinematographer:

Bert Longenecker

Editor:

Al Martin

Production Company:

Sunset Productions
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HISTORY

This film was variously reviewed or advertized as With Buffalo Bill on the U. P. Trail and On the U. P. Trail .For biographical information about Buffalo Bill Cody, please see the entry for the 1944 Twentieth Century-Fox film Buffalo Bill ... More Less

This film was variously reviewed or advertized as With Buffalo Bill on the U. P. Trail and On the U. P. Trail .For biographical information about Buffalo Bill Cody, please see the entry for the 1944 Twentieth Century-Fox film Buffalo Bill . More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Variety
20 Jul 1927
p. 19.
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
With Buffalo Bill on the U. P. Trail
On the U. P. Trail
Release Date:
1 March 1926
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,104
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Winding its way across western Kansas, a wagon train led by Gordon Kent includes Katy Hale, who is running away from her husband with Bill Henry, and Buffalo Bill, who is seen performing kindnesses for an Indian and for a runaway slave. Six months later, Buffalo Bill learns that the railroad is coming through, and he plans with William Rose to build a new town on its route. However, when they refuse train-town locator Roy Webb's offer to "buy in," the latter threatens to change the route, and the entire town moves to a new site, which crosses Kent's property. Enraged, Kent and Buffalo Bill get into a fight with the railroad surveyors, and White Spear starts a buffalo stampede, which endangers Kent's fiancée, Millie. Kent rescues Millie, Buffalo Bill diverts the stampede, Webb agrees to purchase the property rights, and Katy is reunited with her ... +


Winding its way across western Kansas, a wagon train led by Gordon Kent includes Katy Hale, who is running away from her husband with Bill Henry, and Buffalo Bill, who is seen performing kindnesses for an Indian and for a runaway slave. Six months later, Buffalo Bill learns that the railroad is coming through, and he plans with William Rose to build a new town on its route. However, when they refuse train-town locator Roy Webb's offer to "buy in," the latter threatens to change the route, and the entire town moves to a new site, which crosses Kent's property. Enraged, Kent and Buffalo Bill get into a fight with the railroad surveyors, and White Spear starts a buffalo stampede, which endangers Kent's fiancée, Millie. Kent rescues Millie, Buffalo Bill diverts the stampede, Webb agrees to purchase the property rights, and Katy is reunited with her husband. +

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Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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