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Film Daily
28 Dec 1930.
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Variety
7 Jan 1931.
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NAME
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DIRECTOR
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DETAILS
Release Date:
28 November 1930
Copyright Claimant:
Columbia Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
16 December 1930
Copyright Number:
LP1818
Physical Properties:
Sound
Movietone
Black and White
Length(in feet):
5,850
Length(in reels):
7
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage Couty, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream in the center of the homesteaders' settlement. Mart Denton, son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the homesteaders, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister, June. However, he arrests Mart, incensing the other cattlemen, who help him escape, wounding Larry. June rescues him and takes him to the Denton home, concealing him in her room; in a confrontation with Mart, Larry subdues the cattlemen. Denton, mistaking his son for a sheepherder, kills him. His death brings about peace in Osage County, and June, realizing that Larry merely had done his duty, assures him of her ... +


Dissension arises between cattlemen in Osage Couty, Texas, and sheepherders who have settled there and use the same watering stream in the center of the homesteaders' settlement. Mart Denton, son of a wealthy cattleman, quarrels with and kills one of the homesteaders, thus placing Sheriff Larry Williams in a delicate position; for he is Mart's best friend and is engaged to Mart's sister, June. However, he arrests Mart, incensing the other cattlemen, who help him escape, wounding Larry. June rescues him and takes him to the Denton home, concealing him in her room; in a confrontation with Mart, Larry subdues the cattlemen. Denton, mistaking his son for a sheepherder, kills him. His death brings about peace in Osage County, and June, realizing that Larry merely had done his duty, assures him of her love. +

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