Daring Chances (1924)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Universal's also-ran cowboy star of the 1920s, Jack Hoxie, starred as a cowboy who adopts a young child (Doreen Turner) in this romantic oater. The little girl's step-father, notorious saloon owner Jack Pratt, conspires with Jack's rival, Claude Payton, to have Jack arrested for kidnapping. When Jack is busy competing in the rodeo, Pratt and Payton abduct the little girl. There is the inevitable chase, during which both villains bite the dust. Child actress Doreen Turner also appeared in Universal's Buster Brown 2-reelers, a series meant to compete with Hal Roach Our Gang shorts.

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bad-guy, conflict, cowboy, good-guy, rodeo, ruthlessness, winner