Whispering Sage (1927)

Western | 20 March 1927

Director:

Scott R. Dunlap

Writer:

Harold Shumate

Cinematographer:

Reginald Lyons

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

Principal photography began on 3 Jan 1927 at Fox Studios in Hollywood, CA, as stated in that day’s Film Daily; its completion was reported in the 6 Mar 1927 issue. The picture opened two weeks later to generally positive reviews.
       The source novel, Whispering Sage by Harry Sinclair Drago and Joseph Noel, was serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly from 1 Jul to 5 Aug 1922. ...

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Principal photography began on 3 Jan 1927 at Fox Studios in Hollywood, CA, as stated in that day’s Film Daily; its completion was reported in the 6 Mar 1927 issue. The picture opened two weeks later to generally positive reviews.
       The source novel, Whispering Sage by Harry Sinclair Drago and Joseph Noel, was serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly from 1 Jul to 5 Aug 1922.

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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONS
SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Educational Screen
May 1927
p. 230
Film Daily
2 Jan 1927
p. 6
Film Daily
3 Jan 1927
p. 3
Film Daily
6 Mar 1927
p. 9
Film Daily
10 Apr 1927
p. 6
Motion Picture News
15 Apr 1927
p. 1375
Motion Picture News Booking Guide
Oct 1927
p. 46
Moving Picture World
9 Apr 1927
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Photoplay
Jun 1927
p. 138
Variety
6 Apr 1927
p. 24
CAST
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Whispering Sage by Harry Sinclair Drago and Joseph Noel (New York, 1922).
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DETAILS
Release Date:
20 March 1927
Production Date:
3 Jan--late Feb/early Mar 1927
Copyright Info
Claimant
Date
Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp.
13 March 1927
LP23781
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,783
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Buck Kildare, searching for a killer, encounters a colony of Basques in the desert and saves them from the henchmen of Hugh Acklin, owner of an adjoining ranch, who wants to take over the immigrants' land. Discovering Acklin's duplicity, Buck soon becomes an ally of the Basques and falls in love with Mercedes, the daughter of their leader. In a showdown between the factions, Buck discovers that Acklin's foreman murdered his brother, Tom. Government forces save the Basques at the last minute, and Buck is happily united with the girl. ...

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Buck Kildare, searching for a killer, encounters a colony of Basques in the desert and saves them from the henchmen of Hugh Acklin, owner of an adjoining ranch, who wants to take over the immigrants' land. Discovering Acklin's duplicity, Buck soon becomes an ally of the Basques and falls in love with Mercedes, the daughter of their leader. In a showdown between the factions, Buck discovers that Acklin's foreman murdered his brother, Tom. Government forces save the Basques at the last minute, and Buck is happily united with the girl.

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