Broncho Billy's Narrow Escape (1912)

Short, Western


Old Ben Martin, a prospector, and his partner live in a small shack in the hills. Lois, Martin's pretty daughter, keeps house for them. Baxter, the partner, loves Lois, and hopes to make ... See full summary »


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14 December 2016 | deickemeyer
Broncho Billy romances are fresh, or at least give the impression of being so
That so many of these Broncho Billy romances are fresh, or at least give the impression of being so, is due perhaps more to the development of the situation, the human freshness in little things, rather than to intricately made, unusual plots. In outline, this typical Broncho Billy love story is not new; but the picture, as a whole, seems new. There are many insignificant things in it that we have never seen before, and they keep pleasing all through the film. We wonder whether the conventional ending is necessary. To the reviewer, who has seen it and sees it every day, it seems very flat. Almost every romance has, in our opinion, just sixteen feet of flat ending. - The Moving Picture World, July 20, 1912

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Short | Western

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Release Date:

6 July 1912

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Filming Locations

Niles, California, USA

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