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HISTORY

The Heroic Lover , which was reviewed in some American sources as Her Heroic Lover , was released in 1930 in Britain, where it was reviewed as The Whirlwind Lover . It is possible that The Heroic Lover is the same film as Danger Trail , which shared the same director and cameraman and starred Barbara Bedford and Stuart Holmes (See ... More Less

The Heroic Lover , which was reviewed in some American sources as Her Heroic Lover , was released in 1930 in Britain, where it was reviewed as The Whirlwind Lover . It is possible that The Heroic Lover is the same film as Danger Trail , which shared the same director and cameraman and starred Barbara Bedford and Stuart Holmes (See Entry). More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Chicago Tribune
7 Jan 1930
p. 31.
Film Daily
16 Mar 1930
p. 8.
Kinematograph Weekly
3 Apr 1930.
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CAST
PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION COMPANY
DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTOR
WRITERS
Titles
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Dir of photog
FILM EDITOR
Film ed
DETAILS
Alternate Titles:
Her Heroic Lover
The Whirlwind Lover
Release Date:
1 May 1929
Physical Properties:
Silent with sound sequences
Mus score and sd eff
Black and White
Sound, also silent
Also si.
Length(in feet):
5,500
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Language:
English
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Two travelling vibrator salesmen venture into a small town just as a train robbery is taking place. The chief suspect is George Ellsworth, son of the local sheriff, but one of the salesmen, who has fallen in love with George's sister, Elaine, is able to discover the true robber and bring him to ... +


Two travelling vibrator salesmen venture into a small town just as a train robbery is taking place. The chief suspect is George Ellsworth, son of the local sheriff, but one of the salesmen, who has fallen in love with George's sister, Elaine, is able to discover the true robber and bring him to justice. +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
Rural


Subject

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

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