The Denver Dude (1927)

62 mins | Western | 13 February 1927

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HISTORY

The Feb 1927 Photoplay announced that Hoot Gibson and Blanche Mehaffey were working on Cheyenne Days. This may be that ... More Less

The Feb 1927 Photoplay announced that Hoot Gibson and Blanche Mehaffey were working on Cheyenne Days. This may be that movie. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Film Daily
13 Feb 1927.
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Photoplay
Feb 1927
p. 106.
Variety
4 May 1927
p. 22.
DETAILS
Release Date:
13 February 1927
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures Corp.
Copyright Date:
9 February 1927
Copyright Number:
LP23650
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Duration(in mins):
62
Length(in feet):
5,292
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Rodeo Randall, a broncobuster, returns home after some years' absence. His father sells a prize bull to Colonel La Mar, a neighbor, but demands a cash payment, and the money is to be delivered by Henry Bird, a dude from Denver, who occupies the homebound stage with Rodeo. The cowboy falls in love with a newspaper picture of La Mar's daughter, Patricia, but is assured by Bird that she will demand "class." When they are held up, Bird flees in terror while Rodeo puts the bandits to rout and discovers the loot. Dolling himself up in Bird's spare clothes and appropriating his letter of recommendation, he gets a job with La Mar. Rodeo is framed by the ranch foreman for the robbery, but he escapes, pursues the bandits to their hideout, and returns La Mar's money, thus winning ... +


Rodeo Randall, a broncobuster, returns home after some years' absence. His father sells a prize bull to Colonel La Mar, a neighbor, but demands a cash payment, and the money is to be delivered by Henry Bird, a dude from Denver, who occupies the homebound stage with Rodeo. The cowboy falls in love with a newspaper picture of La Mar's daughter, Patricia, but is assured by Bird that she will demand "class." When they are held up, Bird flees in terror while Rodeo puts the bandits to rout and discovers the loot. Dolling himself up in Bird's spare clothes and appropriating his letter of recommendation, he gets a job with La Mar. Rodeo is framed by the ranch foreman for the robbery, but he escapes, pursues the bandits to their hideout, and returns La Mar's money, thus winning Patricia. +

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