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The Mounted Stranger

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The Mounted Stranger
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Directed byArthur Rosson
Screenplay byArthur Rosson
Produced byHoot Gibson
StarringHoot Gibson
Buddy Hunter
Milton Brown
Fred Burns
Jim Corey
Francis Ford
CinematographyHarry Neumann
Edited byGilmore Walker
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • February 8, 1930 (1930-02-08)
Running time
66 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Mounted Stranger is a 1930 American Western film that was a remake of The Ridin' Kid from Powder River (1924),[1] which was an adaptation of Henry Herbert Knibbs's novel of the same name.[2]


Pete Ainslee (played by Hoot Gibson) locates Steve Gary, who killed Ainslee's father when Ainslee was a child and a witness to the murder. The adult Ainslee wounds Gary in a gunfight, but he becomes the hunted one after Gary recovers.[1]



The Mounted Stranger was written and directed by Arthur Rosson. It was released on February 8, 1930, by Universal Pictures.[3][4][2] Harry Neumann was the cinematographer, and Gibson was the producer. Henry H. Knibbs was the author, and Gilmore Walker was the editor.[1] The film's sets were designed by art director David S. Garber.


  1. ^ a b c Wollstein, Hans J. "Mounted Stranger (1930)". AllMovie. Archived from the original on June 27, 2021. Retrieved June 27, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "The Mounted Stranger (1930)". AFI Catalog. American Film Institute. Archived from the original on June 27, 2021. Retrieved June 27, 2021.
  3. ^ "The Mounted Stranger (1930) - Overview". Retrieved December 25, 2015.
  4. ^ Hans J. Wollstein (2015). "Mounted-Stranger - Trailer - Cast - Showtimes". Movies & TV Dept. The New York Times. Baseline & All Movie Guide. Archived from the original on December 26, 2015. Retrieved December 25, 2015.

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