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The Great K & A Train Robbery (1926)

Cullen has hired Tom to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen's secretary Holt is tipping off the gang, Tom works undercover by posing as a highwayman. To help him ... See full summary »

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Tony the Horse ...
Tony, Tom's Horse (as Tony the Wonder Horse)
Dorothy Dwan ...
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Will Walling ...
Eugene Cullen (as William Walling)
Harry Gripp ...
DeLuxe Harry (as Harry Grippe)
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Burton Holt
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Bill Tolfree (as Edward Piel)
Curtis 'Snowball' McHenry ...
Snowball (as Curtis McHenry)
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Cullen has hired Tom to try and stop the robberies on his railroad. Knowing Cullen's secretary Holt is tipping off the gang, Tom works undercover by posing as a highwayman. To help him bring in the gang he enlists the help of the hobo DeLuxe Harry. Written by Maurice VanAuken <mvanauken@a1access.net>

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17 October 1926 (USA)  »

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Räuber der Königsschlucht  »

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Each day for three weeks spectators lined the Glenwood Canyon road to watch Tom Mix, Tony the Horse and the rest of the troupe complete the exterior shots for the movie. Mix performed all of his own stunts, including rappelling down the walls of Glenwood Canyon. Mix and his horse also galloped the length of Shoshone Dam in one of the movie's chase scenes. See more »

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Tom Gordon: Don't be alarmed Miss Cullen, I'm just a young bandit trying to get along.
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Cheap n cheery
20 January 2001 | by (Oakland CA) – See all my reviews

The story isn't much, but at a brisk 53 minutes you could do a lot worse. Some of the photography is actually quite stunning and impressive, and there's some good stunt work too. Sad to say the comedy relief from Curtis McHenry is particularly offensive to modern viewers, which may go some way to explaining this film's obscurity.


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