Clearing the Trail (1928)

50 mins | Western | 7 October 1928

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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
14 Oct 1928.
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Kinematograph Weekly
26 Juol 1928
pp. 46-47.
Variety
26 Sep 1928
p. 58.
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
Universal-Jewel
DISTRIBUTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
ART DIRECTOR
Art dir
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DETAILS
Release Date:
7 October 1928
Premiere Information:
New York opening: week of 21 September 1928
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
10 July 1928
Copyright Number:
LP25453
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
50
Length(in feet):
5,311
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Ex-sheriff Pete Watson comes to Lone Pine to help his brother, Steve, regain their deceased father's ranch, taken over by a murderous gang of horsethieves led by Dan Talbot, owner of a neighboring ranch. Pete gets a job with Talbot and gathers evidence against the gang by establishing a reputation as a bungler. With the assistance of Judge Price, Pete pins a number of crimes on the Talbot gang. Finally, Steve, having rounded up his own boys, engages in a fracas with Talbot and his men and defeats them. Talbot's niece, Ellen, realizes her uncle's perfidy and helps Pete and Steve defeat them; then she returns to Arizona with ... +


Ex-sheriff Pete Watson comes to Lone Pine to help his brother, Steve, regain their deceased father's ranch, taken over by a murderous gang of horsethieves led by Dan Talbot, owner of a neighboring ranch. Pete gets a job with Talbot and gathers evidence against the gang by establishing a reputation as a bungler. With the assistance of Judge Price, Pete pins a number of crimes on the Talbot gang. Finally, Steve, having rounded up his own boys, engages in a fracas with Talbot and his men and defeats them. Talbot's niece, Ellen, realizes her uncle's perfidy and helps Pete and Steve defeat them; then she returns to Arizona with Pete. +

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Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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