John Ford was in his first year as director when he made this picture, his third feature film. The plot is simple: Harry Carey loses his fiancee to a city slicker but when she calls for help, he goes racing to New York to bring her home. An understated performance from Carey and some truly stunning scene composition make this film memorable.
The story is as old as the hills: Country boy loses girl to city slicker but then gets a chance to win her back. Speaking of being lost and found, this film was once thought lost before turning up in France. A good thing too as it is the second-earliest John Ford-directed film to survive. Harry Carey plays the unfortunate Wyoming beau.
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