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Ranson's Folly (1926)

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78 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

U. S. Cavalry Lieutenant Ranson belittles the exploits of a bandit known as "The Red Rider," and boasts to his fellow officers that he could hold up a stagecoach with a pair of scissors. And rides out and does so. But the next day, the ...See moreU. S. Cavalry Lieutenant Ranson belittles the exploits of a bandit known as "The Red Rider," and boasts to his fellow officers that he could hold up a stagecoach with a pair of scissors. And rides out and does so. But the next day, the postmaster, returning from a neighboring town, is also held up and his bodyguard is killed. Ranson is arrested on suspicion and placed on trial. But at the trial suspicion point to Cahill, post trader, and father of Ranson's sweetheart, Mary. In order to save him, Ranson pleads guilty but, in return and knowing that his daughter loves Ranson, Cahill admits he is "The Red Rider." Meanwhile, the real "Red Rider" is still at large. Written by Les Adams See less
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Updated May 30, 1926

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May 30, 1926 (United States)

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18 cast members
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Richard Barthelmess
Lt. Ranson Lt. Ranson   See fewer
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Dorothy Mackaill
Mary Cahill Mary Cahill   See fewer
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Anders Randolf
The Post Trader The Post Trader   See fewer
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Pat Hartigan
Sgt. Clancy Sgt. Clancy   See fewer
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William Bailey
Lt. Crosby (as William Norton Bailey) Lt. Crosby (as William Norton Bailey)   See fewer
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Brooks Benedict
Lt. Curtis Lt. Curtis   See fewer
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C.C. Smith
Col. Bolland (as Col. C.C. Smith USA) Col. Bolland (as Col. C.C. Smith USA)   See fewer
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Pauline Neff
Mrs. Bolland Mrs. Bolland   See fewer
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Billie Bennett
Mrs. Truesdale Mrs. Truesdale   See fewer
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Frank Coffyn
Post Adjutant Post Adjutant   See fewer
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John S. Peters
Judge Advocate (as Capt. John S. Peters USA) Judge Advocate (as Capt. John S. Peters USA)   See fewer
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Taylor N. Duncan
Capt. Carr (as Taylor Duncan) Capt. Carr (as Taylor Duncan)   See fewer
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J.C. Fowler
Col. Patten (as Jack Fowler) Col. Patten (as Jack Fowler)   See fewer
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Edward W. Borman
Pop Henderson (as E.W. Borman) Pop Henderson (as E.W. Borman)   See fewer
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Bud Pope
Abe Fisher Abe Fisher   See fewer
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Forrest Seabury
Drummer Drummer   See fewer
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Chief Eagle Wing
Indian Pete Indian Pete   See fewer
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Chief John Big Tree
Chief Standing Bear Chief Standing Bear   See fewer
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5.3 / 10 | 29 votes