Don Quickshot of the Rio Grande (1923)

Western | 4 June 1923

Director:

George Marshall

Writer:

George Hively

Cinematographer:

Charles Kaufman

Production Company:

Universal Pictures
Full page view
CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
PRODUCER
WRITER
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the short story "Don Quickshot of the Rio Grande," by Stephen Chalmers in Short Stories Magazine (25 Oct 1921).
DETAILS
Release Date:
4 June 1923
Copyright Claimant:
Universal Pictures
Copyright Date:
2 June 1923
Copyright Number:
LP19053
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in feet):
4,894
Length(in reels):
5
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

"Pep" Pepper, a romantic cowboy whose faculty for dreaming loses him his job, tries to emulate Don Quixote's courage after reading the Spanish classic. He intervenes in a saloon quarrel; a knife is thrown, killing the proprietor; and Pep is blamed. He escapes by leaping from a window to his horse. In his wanderings he meets and falls in love with Tulip Hellier, daughter of a wealthy cattleman. Pep rescues Tulip from a bandit gang and exonerates himself from the charge of killing the ... +


"Pep" Pepper, a romantic cowboy whose faculty for dreaming loses him his job, tries to emulate Don Quixote's courage after reading the Spanish classic. He intervenes in a saloon quarrel; a knife is thrown, killing the proprietor; and Pep is blamed. He escapes by leaping from a window to his horse. In his wanderings he meets and falls in love with Tulip Hellier, daughter of a wealthy cattleman. Pep rescues Tulip from a bandit gang and exonerates himself from the charge of killing the bartender. +

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

TOP SEARCHES

CASABLANCA

During World War II, Casablanca, Morocco is a waiting point for throngs of desperate refugees fleeing Nazi-occupied Europe. Exit visas, which are necessary to leave the country, are at ... >>

CITIZEN KANE

Seventy-year-old newspaper tycoon Charles Foster Kane dies in his palatial Florida home, Xanadu, after uttering the single word “Rosebud.” While watching a newsreel summarizing the years during which Kane ... >>

REAR WINDOW

Laid up with a broken leg during the height of summer, renowned New York magazine photographer L. B. “Jeff” Jeffries enters his last week of home confinement, bored and ... >>

RAGING BULL

In 1941, at a boxing match in Cleveland, Ohio, pandemonium breaks out when Jake La Motta, an up-and-coming young boxer, loses a decision to Jimmy Reeves, suffering his first ... >>

CITY LIGHTS

At an outdoor dedication ceremony, a tramp is discovered sleeping in the arms of a statue as it is being unveiled before a crowd. He is chased into ... >>

The American Film Institute is grateful to Sir Paul Getty KBE and the Sir Paul Getty KBE Estate for their dedication to the art of the moving image and their support for the AFI Catalog of Feature Films and without whose support AFI would not have been able to achieve this historical landmark in this epic scholarly endeavor.