Best Action Movies of 1913
The Battle at Elderbush Gulch
Two young girls are sent away to live with their uncle, which sets off a chain of events resulting in an Indian attack on the town.
A young, buxom farm maid overhears two cow-hands talking in the barn, and she’s convinced they’re about to rob her. She barricades herself in a room and calls the police. Her call wakes the chief, who rallies the constabulary and they sets off toward the farm, in steam-car and on foot. Meanwhile, the maid’s parents and their neighbors rush to save her armed with shotgun, pitchfork, and shovel. Everything points toward a showdown in the barn, where no one, including the police force, will be cowed.
The Speed Kings
Race-car drivers pursue Mabel Normand, whose father has a clear favorite.
Barney Oldfield's Race for a Life
When Mabel Normand romantically rejects a villain, he ties her to the railroad tracks, leaving her bashful suitor to appeal to famous racecar driver Barney Oldfield for help.