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

According to the 2 Jan 1927 FD, filming was set to begin the following day.
       The novel Whispering Sage was serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly from 1 Jul to 5 Aug ... More Less

According to the 2 Jan 1927 FD, filming was set to begin the following day.
       The novel Whispering Sage was serialized in Argosy All-Story Weekly from 1 Jul to 5 Aug 1922. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
2 Jan 1927
p. 6.
Film Daily
10 Apr 1927.
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Moving Picture World
9 Apr 1927.
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Variety
6 Apr 1927
p. 24.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel Whispering Sage by Harry Sinclair Drago and Joseph Noel (New York, 1922).
DETAILS
Release Date:
20 March 1927
Production Date:
began 3 January 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Fox Film Corp.
Copyright Date:
13 March 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23781
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,783
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
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, 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 ... +


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, 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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AFI Life Achievement Award

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