Riders of the Purple Sage
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Riders of the Purple Sage
First filmed by Fox in 1918 with William Farnum, Zane Grey's Riders of the Purple Sage became a typically lavish Tom Mix extravaganza, filmed on locations at picturesque Lone Pine, California. Mix plays Jim Lassiter, the bold Texas Ranger whose sister, Millie Erne (Beatrice Burnham), and her little daughter (Seesel Ann Johnson, later Marian Nixon) are abducted by a discredited lawyer, Lew Walters (future Charlie Chan Warner Oland). Dedicating his life to the recovery of his relatives, Lassiter takes the job of ramrod at the ranch belonging to Jane Withersteen (Mabel Ballin). From a… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A solid standard action-packed Western that features a fast-draw cowboy after some mean-spirited outlaws."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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