Desperate Trails (1921)

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    • Desperate Trails (1921)

      DESPERATE TRAILS

      DIRECTED BY JOHN FORD (Jack Ford)
      UNIVERSAL FILM MANUFACTURING COMPANY


      INFORMATION FROM IMDb

      Plot Summary
      Bart Carson (Carey) is in love with Lou (La Marr) and even goes to jail
      to save Walter A. Walker (Coxen), a man she says is her brother
      but who is really a husband who has deserted his wife and two children.
      After he learns the truth, Bart breaks out of jail and trails Walter,
      who falls off a train trying to escape.
      Bart then seeks refuge in a cabin with Mrs. Walker (Rich), where he is captured,
      but the officials have learned the truth and promise him a pardon.

      Cast
      Harry Carey ... Bart Carson
      Irene Rich ... Mrs. Walker
      Georgie Stone ... Dannie Boy
      Helen Field ... Carrie
      Edward Coxen ... Walter A. Walker
      Barbara La Marr ... Lady Lou
      George Siegmann ... Sheriff Price
      Charles Inslee ... Doc Higgins (as Charles E. Insley)
      Harry Carey Jr. ... Young Baby (uncredited)

      Directed
      John Ford ... (as Jack Ford)

      Writing Credits
      Elliott J. Clawson
      Courtney Ryley Cooper ... (story "Christmas Eve at Pilot Butte")

      Cinematography
      Robert De Grasse
      Harry M. Fowler ... (as Harry Fowler)

      Other crew
      Carl Laemmle ... presenter
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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    • Desperate Trails (1921)

      Desperate Trails is a 1921 American western film
      directed by John Ford and featuring Harry Carey.

      The film is considered to be lost.

      Worth noting, this movie makes the first appearance of Ford and Duke
      regular Irene Rich.

      Also Harry Carey Jr.'s first appearance as the young baby


      User Review

      Desperate Trails (1921) - Lost Silent
      16 July 2015 | by Pamela Short (Canada)

      pamela wrote:

      Bart Carson ( Harry Carey ) believes himself to be in love with Lady Lou ( Barbara La Marr ) and is persuaded by her to assume the guilt for her "brother,"

      who has deserted his wife and children and robbed the train. In prison Bart learns that the "brother," Walker ( Edward Coxen ), is actually Lou's lover, and he escapes to kill him, then goes to the Walker home on Christmas Eve. So that Mrs. Walker ( Irene Rich ) will receive the reward, he gives himself up as the prisoner of her young son, but the sheriff informs him that Lou has confessed her treachery and that justice will prevail.

      This 1921 western/drama was directed by John Ford and produced for the Universal Film Manufacturing Company. Starring actor Harry Carey, Barbara La Marr and Irene Rich, Desperate Trails now remains a lost silent film.
      Best Wishes
      Keith
      London- England

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