This 1925 silent western utilizes Tucson and the surrounding countryside as a rich background. The plot follows the adventures of Kit Carson who travels to Tucson thinking he as consumption and seeking the dry Arizona air. He accidentally hooks up with rustler Jack Richardson where he learnsvery quicklythe ways of the west. Meeting kindly Pauline Curley, Kit discovers he only has a bronchial infection, then learns of Richardsons evil ways and defends her honor against Richardsons lustful desires on the young maiden. With high stakes in the upcoming big rodeo, Richardson kidnaps Kit to prevent him from competing.
The film was shot in downtown Tucson, and features the Historic Toole Avenue Train Depot, downtown streets and a conclusion at the 1925 Tucson Rodeo: La Fiesta del los Vaqueros.
Presented in cooperation with the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation
Scottish Rite Cathedral (View)
160 South Scott Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|