Monday, September 17, 2018

A Patriotic Story of the Western Secret Service -- September 17, 2018

Moving Picture World, 14-September-1918
100 years ago this month, Tom Mix starred in Mr Logan, USA for Victory Pictures, a new brand of the Fox Film Corporation. Among the action, featuring Tom Mix doing his own stunts, was "Routing of the IWW."  The IWW (Industrial Workers of the World) was a radical organization that wanted all workers in One Big Union.

Moving Picture World, 21-September-1918
This ad has a list of stunts:
"Hauls a girl up side of precipice
"Leaps from horse into speeding auto
"Hurls a man across a room
"Slides for life down mountain side

Moving Picture World, 28-September-1918
"The company had to go to Prescott (Arizona) to find a ranch big enough for the setting of 'Treat 'Em Rough'..."

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