The Boss of Lucky Ranch (1911)

A tenderfoot is sent west by his father to be the boss of a friend's ranch. After foiling the plans of a gang of cattle rustlers, he wins the heart of the rancher's daughter.


Allan Dwan


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Credited cast:
J. Warren Kerrigan ... Jack
Pauline Bush
Jack Richardson
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dot Farley
Louise Lester
George Periolat


When young Jack Thompson was sent by his father to his old school friend and chum, Tom Harding, he left an environment of culture and refinement to enter upon the hard life of a cowboy. Endowed by nature with the very spirit of the West, manliness and honor, he entered with satisfaction into the new order of things. The cowboys were inclined to resent the intrusion of the tenderfoot, and one, Bill Crowley, became his bitter enemy, when he saw that the tenderfoot had made a marked impression on Tom Harding's lovely daughter. He tried in every possible way to discredit Jack, and one day when Jack and Miss Harding were riding, he insolently stopped her horse, and upon Jack's resenting the intrusion, Crowley held him up at the point of his gun. In the face of certain destruction, Jack Thompson considered discretion the better part of valor, but he determined then and there to even up the score. One morning while out on the ranch, Mr. Harding, accompanied by his pretty daughter, rode out ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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27 April 1911 (USA) See more »

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