AFI Catalog of Feature Films
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The Bull-Dogger
Release Date:   1922
Duration (in reels):   5
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Cast:   Bill Pickett    
    Bennie Turpin    
    Steve Reynolds    
    Anita Bush    

Summary: [No information about the precise nature of this plot has been found.] 

Production Company: Norman Film Mfg. Co.  
Country: United States

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Genre: Western
Sub-Genre: African American
 
Subjects (Major): African Americans
  Cowboys
  Rodeos

Note: Publicity for this film quoted Theodore Roosevelt on the star of the film: "Bill Picket's name will go down in Western history as being one of the best trained ropers and riders the West has produced." Picket, according to the publicity, performed before the King and Queen of England. The film was shot in and around Wellington, Okmulgee, Oklahoma City and Boley, OK. 

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