Reckless Courage (1925)

Genres - Western  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |  
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Having already established Wally Wales as a viable western star, poverty row producer Lester F. Scott, Jr. launched yet another newcomer, Buddy Roosevelt (née Kenneth Stanhope Sanderson), in this average oater about a cowboy who is hit on the head with a bag of jewels dropped from an airplane! The careless traveller is pretty Helen Foster, whose father (J.C. Fowler) is a diamond importer. Suddenly in possession of what amounts to a minor fortune, Roosevelt is chased by any number of cutthroats, but, as always, fast riding and a way with a fist saves the day. Producer Scott's affinity for what he considered "catchy" monikers reached a ridiculous zenith with Roosevelt, presumably named in honor of former President (and admirer of all things western) Theodore Roosevelt.

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daughter, jewel, loot, love, robbery, romance