Vintage original 11 x 17 in. US pressbook from the silent film western horse-racing drama, THE BRONCO BUSTER, released in 1927 by Universal Pictures and directed by Ernst Laemmle.
Consisting of 4 pages, it is complete without any cuts and is in fine+ condition.
*"The Broncho Buster is a 1927 American silent Western film directed by Ernst Laemmle and starring Fred Humes, Gloria Grey and Buck Connors."
*"It is likely that "Loco Weed" was the title of an original story written for the screen by Raymond Cannon, rather than a published short story.
Col. John Furth, a southern aristocrat and the owner of Blue Bird, a prize racehorse, borrows money from Clinton Harris--who wants to marry the colonel's daughter, Barbara--hoping to recoup the family fortune in an eastern derby. Jim Gray, a crooked trainer recommended by Harris, reports that Blue Bird is a killer and must be shot, but he is stopped in the act by Charlie Smith, a neighboring miner who loves Barbara. Charlie takes the horse to the mine he is working with his partner, Sourdough Jones. Two of Harris' men conspire with Sourdough to steal Charlie's claim, and Harris, threatening the colonel, forces Barbara to accept his marriage proposal. Charlie, however, stops the ceremony and exposes the villain. Sourdough clears the colonel's debts with Harris' own money, and the latter is evicted with a claim to a worthless mine."
*(source: AFI Catalog of Feature Films)
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