A Holy Terror

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A Holy Terror
Directed by Irving Cummings
Produced by Edmund Grainger
Written by
Based on Trailin'!
by Max Brand
Cinematography George Schneiderman
Edited by Ralph Dixon
Distributed by Fox Film Corporation
Release date
  • July 19, 1931 (1931-07-19)
Running time
53 minutes
Country United States
Language English

A Holy Terror is a 1931 American Pre-Code Western movie starring George O'Brien, Sally Eilers, Rita La Roy, and Humphrey Bogart. The film is an adaptation by Ralph Block, Alfred A. Cohn, and Myron C. Fagan of the novel Trailin'! by Max Brand. It was directed by Irving Cummings.


Polo player Tony Bard (George O'Brien) travels West to investigate his father's murder, and meets Jerry Foster (Sally Eilers) on a Wyoming ranch. After being kidnapped, Tony escapes and discovers his true father (James Kirkwood) and learns that he was raised by another man (Robert Warwick) who was in love with his mother.[1][2]


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Pitts, Michael R. (2012). Western Movies: A Guide to 5,105 Feature Films. McFarland. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-4766-0090-1. 
  2. ^ Solomon, Aubrey (2011). The Fox Film Corporation, 1915-1935: A History and Filmography. McFarland. p. 328. ISBN 978-0-7864-8610-6. 

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