In 1940's Moose Hill, Saskatchewan, outdoorsman Pierre is attracted to saloon-owner Daisy. Hearing of her impending marriage to 'Jap' Durkin, a law officer and rival, Pierre arranges things...
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In 1940's Moose Hill, Saskatchewan, outdoorsman Pierre is attracted to saloon-owner Daisy. Hearing of her impending marriage to 'Jap' Durkin, a law officer and rival, Pierre arranges things so the wedding won't occur. Later, Daisy's brother Val, who is also on Durkin's bad side, accidentally kills a crony of Durkin's. Durkin arrests Val and is determined to see him punished, not so much for the killing, but also for the humiliation of the canceled wedding. Pierre, Daisy, and a couple of visiting campers help spring Val, resulting in more complications and another death.Written by
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The Broadway play of the same title upon which this film is based opened at the Hudson Theatre, 141 W. 44th St., on October 12, 1908 and ran for 32 performances. See more »
When Celia Wellsby is fishing (33:00) she is using, "the finest tackle you can buy." That's all well and good except she's trying to fly fish using a bait casting reel and rod. Bait casting reels and rods are designed for use with heavier baits whereas flys are the lightest of all lures. She would never be able to cast the fly upon the water, certainly not with any distance. See more »
Not much in the way of plot...but modestly entertaining.
"Pierre of the Plains" is a B-movie. A B is a picture that was intended as the second and lesser film for a double-feature. And, since it was a lesser movie, they ran from about 55-65 minutes--far shorter than the A-movie. While many low-budget studios specialized in Bs (such as Monogram and Republic), even the big-name studios like Warner, Twentieth Century-Fox and MGM made Bs...and this one is from MGM, so it looks a bit better than normal.
Pierre (John Carroll) is a French-Canadianwho always seems to be getting in to one scrape after another. During the course of this film, he gets in fights, ruins a wedding (as he wants the girl for himself), assists a guy with a jail break and gambles. While there is kind of a plot...it's mostly Pierre swaggering about and being a bit of a jerk-face. In fact, this makes the movie a bit tough to take...as he's not particularly likable. Not an awful B- movie...but one with a strange story and a weird anti-hero.
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