The Ropin' Fool (1922)
19min · Comedy, Western, Short · 29 October 1922
Will Rogers repeats for the camera his famous roping tricks from the Ziegfeld Follies. With a white-painted rope to show up against his black horse Dopey, Rogers demonstrates running catches, wherein he ropes the fore legs of the galloping horse. Rogers also spins his trick lariat, jumping through it and back, and exhibiting the prowess that made his roping a national sensation.
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