The Canyon of Light (1926)

Western | 5 December 1926

Director:

Benjamin Stoloff

Writer:

John Stone

Cinematographer:

Daniel B. Clark

Production Company:

Fox Film Corp.
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HISTORY

Kenneth Perkins novel was not published in book form until 1932. Some sources list the novel's title as either The Canyon of Light or The Canon of Light ... More Less

Kenneth Perkins novel was not published in book form until 1932. Some sources list the novel's title as either The Canyon of Light or The Canon of Light . More Less

BIBLIOGRAPHIC SOURCES
SOURCE
DATE
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Film Daily
19 Dec 1926.
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Variety
26 Jan 1927
p. 21.
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LITERARY
Based on the novel The Cañon of Light by Kenneth Perkins in Argosy All-Story Weekly (6 Mar--3 Apr 1926).
DETAILS
Release Date:
5 December 1926
Copyright Claimant:
William Fox
Copyright Date:
14 November 1926
Copyright Number:
LP23348
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,399
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
SYNOPSIS

Tom Mills's buddy, Ricardo Deane, is killed in France during the war, and after the war Tom is invited to visit Deane's family on the Mexican border. There he discovers that Ed Bardin, Deane's brother-in-law, has been unfaithful to his wife, and that he is a bandit, posing as Tom. Following a stage holdup, a runaway rescue, a near hanging, a rodeo, and cliff and river riding, the gang is captured and Tom wins the heart of Concha, his buddy's ... +


Tom Mills's buddy, Ricardo Deane, is killed in France during the war, and after the war Tom is invited to visit Deane's family on the Mexican border. There he discovers that Ed Bardin, Deane's brother-in-law, has been unfaithful to his wife, and that he is a bandit, posing as Tom. Following a stage holdup, a runaway rescue, a near hanging, a rodeo, and cliff and river riding, the gang is captured and Tom wins the heart of Concha, his buddy's sister. +

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