The Virginian 1923

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The Virginian ★★½ 1923

The second silent version of Owen Wister's classic western novel, inferior to both the 1914 Cecil B. DeMille silent and the 1929 Victor Fleming talkie. Harlan plays the title role as the cowpoke who leads a posse against cattle rustlers and falls in love with a schoolteacher. 79m/B VHS . Kenneth Harlan, Florence Vidor, Russell Simpson, Pat O'Malley, Raymond Hatton; D: Tom Forman.