The Gaucho


1h 45m 1928

Brief Synopsis

A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 1, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Elton Corp.
Distribution Company
United Artists
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m
Color
Black and White, Color (2-strip Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
9,358ft (10 reels)

Synopsis

A gaucho leader is loved by a mountain girl, who becomes jealous of the interest shown in him by the "miracle girl." Not understanding the nature of this interest, she delivers him to the authorities. The Gaucho escapes and rejoins his followers in time to prevent the execution of the "miracle girl" and the good padre who befriended him.

Film Details

Release Date
Jan 1, 1928
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Elton Corp.
Distribution Company
United Artists
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m
Color
Black and White, Color (2-strip Technicolor)
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
9,358ft (10 reels)

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