A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.

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A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman.

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24 December 1917 (USA)  »

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All'assalto del viale  »

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Unnamed cowboy: He's only a simple ranch hand; it must be more than friendship.
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Great Early Ford
3 March 2005 | by (Belgium) – See all my reviews

Farm hand Cheyenne Harry (Harry Carey), is engaged to Helen, his boss' daughter. When a rich trader from the city arrives, he charms her off her feet and whisks her away. Poor Helen soon learns that them city folk ain't decent (this is a red-state-movie) and it's up to Cheyenne and his buddies to set things straight.

It could have been a run-of-the-mill, dime-a-dozen comedy western but Ford's mastery is ever present, using deep focus composition in the wide landscape shots, or striking chiaroscuro lighting in the romantic scenes, proving that he never learned to be a great director: he was one right from the start.


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