The Actress and the Cowboys (1911)

Mr. and Mrs. Richards, traveling in stock, in the West, are stranded in Bowie, Texas. Over a thousand miles from home, they have but a few dollars between themselves and starvation. After a... See full summary »

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Allan Dwan

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Cast

Credited cast:
J. Warren Kerrigan
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Pauline Bush
Louise Lester
Victor Potel
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Mr. and Mrs. Richards, traveling in stock, in the West, are stranded in Bowie, Texas. Over a thousand miles from home, they have but a few dollars between themselves and starvation. After a conference at the depot, they decide to sell the stage jewelry of Mrs. Richards, and Mr. Richards, going up the street, attempts to sell the "bangles," etc., to the cowboys; they laugh and shout in derision, and cause him to dance to the music of their guns. It is up to the "actor people" to find a job, and Mr. Richards goes to work upon a truck farm and learns to feed the pigs. Mrs. Richards is more fortunate, and obtains a job feeding cowboys. As a waitress she is an immediate hit, and the cowboys all fall in love with her. Desiring to give her a token of their regard, they hunt up the actor in the pig pen vicinity, and purchase his stock of jewelry. They return to the fair charmer in the restaurant, presenting their gifts, and they are also made happy when she requests them to meet her at the ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy | Western

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 June 1911 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released as a split reel along with the comedy The Sky Pilot's Intemperance (1911). See more »

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