Son of the Golden West (1928)

The film takes place around 1860 in the Rocky Mountain region. Tom Hardy (Tom Mix), a pony express rider, is carrying government gold in a coach to Wassatch accompanied by Alice Calhoun (... See full summary »

Director:

Eugene Forde

Writers:

George W. Pyper (story), George W. Pyper (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Tom Mix ... Tom Hardy
Tony the Horse Tony the Horse ... Tony, Tom's Horse
Sharon Lynn ... Alice Calhoun
Thomas G. Lingham Thomas G. Lingham ... Jim Calhoun (as Tom Lingham)
Duke R. Lee Duke R. Lee ... Slade
Lee Shumway ... Tennessee
Fritzi Ridgeway ... Rita
Joey Ray Joey Ray ... Keller
Mark Hamilton ... Kane
Wynn Mace Wynn Mace ... Slade's Henchman
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The film takes place around 1860 in the Rocky Mountain region. Tom Hardy (Tom Mix), a pony express rider, is carrying government gold in a coach to Wassatch accompanied by Alice Calhoun (Sharon Lynn) , the daughter of the US telegraph survey station. The gold is to pay for the US Telegraph Survey and it is to be delivered to the survey chief, Jim Calhoun (Thomas Lingham). The coach is attacked by bandits led by the Slade (Duke Lee) and Kane (Mark Hamilton). Tom escapes from the bandits (Wynn Mace, Lee Shumway, Joey Ray), but the stagecoach keeps moving with Alice inside and Tom rescues her just as the coach topples over the mountain. Kane is in Wassatch when Tom and Alice arrive on horseback and he makes advances to Alice which Tom resents. Calhoun the survey chief meets with Tom to get a report on the robbery attempt and Kane overhears the report and plans to steal the gold. Kane abducts Alice and rides away with her to his stronghold cave and then he and his bandits captures Tom and... Written by Dana Cocke' (Mark Hamilton's Grandson)

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See Tom Mix as the Pioneer Express -- fightin' -- clawin' -- clashin' -- smashin' his way through the perils of the early West! See more »


Certificate:

Passed
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Trivia

Both the Cinamatheque Royal de Belgique (Film archive in Brussels, Belgium) and the Film Museum (Film Archive in Amsterdam, Netherlands) list this film in their archives as being complete. See more »

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Referenced in Golden Saddles, Silver Spurs (2000) See more »

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Country:

USA

Release Date:

1 October 1928 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Sohn des goldenen Westens See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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