Warner Baxter, Best Actor 1928/29: MovieMonday.com

 IN OLD ARIZONA

(Western - NR)

Warner Baxter received his oscar for playing O. Henry's troubadouring bandido who robs the rich and aids the poor.


ABOUT WARNER BAXTER (1889 - 1951)

Born in Ohio, and after some Broadway experience, Warner Baxter became a popular hero of silent melodramas. Baxter is one silent star who made the transition to talkies.

Warner Baxter is best known for playing "The Cisco Kid" in this film and two sequels: THE CISCO KID (31) and THE RETURN OF THE CISCO KID (39).

His credits include:

THE ARIZONA KID
DADDY LONG LEGS
PADDY
42nd STREET
THE KING OF BURLESQUE
BROADWAY BILL
THE CRIME DOCTOR
ONE MORE SPRING
SLAVE SHIP
PRISONER OF SHARK ISLAND
THE ROAD TO GLORY
ADAM HAD FOUR SONS
PRISON WARDEN
STATE PENITENTIARY

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