Overland Bound


53m 1930

Brief Synopsis

Trying to trick Ma (Lydia Knott) and Mary Winters (Allene Ray) into selling their rundown ranch, which will be in the path of a future railroad, Underwood (Charles K.French) hires Keno Creager (R.J.Smith) to impersonate Jimmy Winters, not seen by his mother and sister for many years. Lucky Lorimer (Leo Maloney), a horsetrading drifter, and Larry Withers, a waiter (Jack Perrin) in the saloon of Boss Wheeler (William Dyer), discover the plot. Larry reveals he is Jimmy, and they both head for the Winters' ranch. They find Creager already there but Lucky, via a fake murder charge on Jimmy Winters, tricks Creager into denying he is Jimmy.

Film Details

Release Date
Apr 15, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Presidio Productions
Distribution Company
Raytone Talking Pictures
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
53m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
5,200-5,509ft (6 reels)

Synopsis

To trick Ma and Mary Winters into selling their rundown ranch, which will be in the path of a future railroad, Underwood engages Keno Creager to impersonate Jimmy Winters, who ran away from his mother and sister many years earlier. Lucky Lorimer, a horsetrading drifter, and Larry Withers, a waiter in Boss Wheeler's saloon, discover the plot, Larry reveals that he is Jimmy, and they both head for the Winters place. They find Creager already there doing his dirty work, and they cannot prevent the signing of the deed, but Lucky (by means of a fake murder charge) tricks Creager into denying that he is Jimmy Winters. Happily reunited, the Winters add Lucky to their number.

Film Details

Release Date
Apr 15, 1930
Premiere Information
not available
Production Company
Presidio Productions
Distribution Company
Raytone Talking Pictures
Country
United States

Technical Specs

Duration
53m
Sound
Mono
Color
Black and White
Theatrical Aspect Ratio
1.33 : 1
Film Length
5,200-5,509ft (6 reels)

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