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The Vagabond Trail
Director: William A. Wellman (Dir)
Release Date:   9 Mar 1924
Duration (in feet):   4,302
Duration (in reels):   5
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Cast:   Charles Jones (Donnegan)  
    Marian Nixon (Lou Macon)  
    Charles Coleman (Aces)  
    L. C. Shumway (Lord Nick)  
    Virginia Warwick (Nellie LeBrun)  
    Harry Lonsdale (Colonel Macon)  
    Frank Nelson (Slippy)  
    George Reed (George)  
    George Romain    

Summary: Traveling as a hobo in hopes of finding his long-lost brother, Donnegan is thrown off a freight train and is found injured by Colonel Macon and his daughter, Lou. Once recovered, Donnegan discovers that Lord Nick, Lou's unfaithful fiancĂ© and Macon's dishonest mining partner, is the man he has been seeking. Lord Nick gives up Lou to Donnegan and makes restitution to her father. 

Production Company: Fox Film Corp.  
Director: William A. Wellman (Dir)
Writer: Doty Hobart (Scen)
Photography: Joe August (Dir of photog)
Country: United States

Source Text: Based on the novel Donnegan by George Owen Baxter (New York, 1923).
Authors: George Owen Baxter

Copyright Claimant Copyright Date Copyright Number
Fox Film Corp. 9/3/1924 dd/mm/yyyy LP20035

Physical Properties: b&w:
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Genre: Western
 
Subjects (Major): Brothers
  Migrant workers
  Tramps

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