In Old California (1929)

Genres - Action, Western  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this western, set aboard a California bound stagecoach, a man and woman passenger begin a flirtation that is interrupted when an robber band attacks the stage. They are saved by dashing cowboy who immediately wins the heart of the woman, much to the consternation of the man. Not willing to give up so easily, the man invites the woman, her father, a gambler, and the handsome cowpoke to his father's home. The evening becomes tense when the men begin a game of poker that explodes when the man's father loses his ranch to the gambler. It is soon revealed that several years ago the gambler had stolen the ranchers wife and daughter. This is quite a shock for the man who suddenly realizes that he has been flirting with his own sister. The evening closes on a tragic note when a gunfight between the man and the cowboy erupts.

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bad-guy, cowboy, gambling, good-guy, gunfighter, on-the-road, rescue, robbery, romance, stagecoach