Fox (1921)

Genres - Western  |   Countries - USA  |  
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The six-year-old son of director B. Reeves Eason, Breezy Eason Jr., was killed by a runaway truck during the filming of this silent Western. Little Breezy played Pard, the adopted son of drifter Santa Fe (Harry Carey). The latter gets a job as porter in a Caliente bank, where he discovers that the banker (Alan Hale) is actually the leader of a gang of outlaws. The villain frames Johnny Harron, Carey's young friend, in a robbery and both Harron and Carey are later captured by the outlaw gang. They escape via a subterranean river and arrive in town just in time to save the sheriff (George Nichols) from an angry mob. Carey reveals himself as a special agent sent to catch the villainous Hale, and, with the assistance of the U.S. Cavalry, charges the bandit's lair.

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agent [representative], bad-guy, cavalry, child, child-abuse, criminal, good-guy, gypsy, impersonation, mastermind, orphan, outlaw [Western], rescue, vagabond