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The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there. The starting sign will be a gunshot which will iniciate the run for the best fields and ... See full summary »

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Don Carver (as Wm. S. Hart)
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Richard Neill ...
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Old Man (as George Marion)
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Taylor N. Duncan ...
Cavalry Major (as Ted Duncan)
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The government will grant a fringe of terrain for the settlers who want to live and work there. The starting sign will be a gunshot which will iniciate the run for the best fields and claims. Written by Volker Boehm

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History recorded in heart-throbs!

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Release Date:

27 December 1925 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agriohorta  »

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$312,000 (estimated)
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Ironically, tumbleweeds - the plant this movie is named after - are not native to Texas; they come from Russia. See more »

Quotes

Don Carver: Boys, it's the last of the West.
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References Square Deal Sanderson (1919) See more »

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Routine Western with exciting land rush sequence

I am not a Western fan so this did not strike me as anything more than routine. It does boast an excitingly photographed and edited five minute land rush sequence that occurs 55 minutes into the film. Otherwise, it's okay, nothing great. Hart's famed 8 minute sound farewell which opens the 1939 reissue of the film is so overacted, so full of nineteenth century melodramatic stage projections, that it is more an embarrassment for the poor old man than the touching event almost universally described by others.


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