Hills of Peril (1927)

Sheriff is aided by Laramie who pretends to be an outlaw to infiltrate a gang of bootleggers. Laramie is attracted to Ellen, who is trying to activate an old mine. He helps her with the mine and captures the bootleggers.

Director:

Lambert Hillyer

Writers:

George Abbott (play), Jack Jungmeyer (scenario)

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Buck Jones ... Laramie
Georgia Hale ... Ellen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charles R. Althoff Charles R. Althoff ... Ezra
Marjorie Beebe ... Sophia
Buck Black Buck Black ... Grimes's boy
Duke Green Duke Green ... Jake
Bob Kortman ... Red
Albert J. Smith ... Rand
William Welsh William Welsh ... Grimes (as William Welch)
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Storyline

Sheriff is aided by Laramie who pretends to be an outlaw to infiltrate a gang of bootleggers. Laramie is attracted to Ellen, who is trying to activate an old mine. He helps her with the mine and captures the bootleggers.

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Genres:

Action | Western

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Details

Country:

USA

Release Date:

1 May 1927 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Der unfreiwillige Sheriff See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fox Film Corporation See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Based on the play "A Holy Terror" that opened on September 28, 1925 at the George M. Cohan Theater and ran for 32 performances. George Abbott was in the original cast. See more »

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