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The Gaucho (1927)

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115 min | Adventure, Romance

A girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an ...See moreA girl is saved by a miracle after she falls from a cliff in the Argentine Andes, and is blessed with healing powers. A shrine is built on the site, and a whole city grows around it, rich with gold from the grateful worshipers. Ruiz, an evil and sadistic general, captures the city, confiscates the gold, and closes the shrine. But the Gaucho, the charismatic leader of a band of outlaws, comes to the rescue. Written by John Oswalt See less
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Writer
Douglas Fairbanks (story) (as Elton Thomas)
Cinematographer
Tony Gaudio (photography)
Editor
William Nolan (film cutter)
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Updated Nov 21, 1927

Release date
Nov 21, 1927 (United States)

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13 cast members
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Lupe Velez
The Mountain Girl The Mountain Girl   See fewer
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Joan Barclay
The Girl of the Shrine (as Geraine Greear) The Girl of the Shrine (as Geraine Greear)   See fewer
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Eve Southern
The Girl of the Shrine The Girl of the Shrine   See fewer
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Gustav von Seyffertitz
Ruiz - The Usurper Ruiz - The Usurper   See fewer
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Michael Vavitch
The Usurper's First Lieutenant The Usurper's First Lieutenant   See fewer
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Charles Stevens
The Gaucho's First Lieutenant The Gaucho's First Lieutenant   See fewer
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Nigel De Brulier
The Padre (as Nigel de Brulier) The Padre (as Nigel de Brulier)   See fewer
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Albert MacQuarrie
Victim of the Black Doom Victim of the Black Doom   See fewer
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Douglas Fairbanks
The Gaucho The Gaucho   See fewer
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William B. Davidson
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred DeSilva
Actor (uncredited) Actor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Chris-Pin Martin
Undetermined Role (uncredited) Undetermined Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Pickford
Virgin Mary (uncredited) Virgin Mary (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ratings Breakdown

7 / 10 | 265 votes