Best Western Movies of 1916


Hell's Hinges

6.8/10 IMDB

When Reverend Robert Henley and his sister Faith arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, saloon owner Silk Miller and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways. They hire gunman Blaze Tracy to run the minister out of town. But Blaze finds something in Faith Henley that turns him around, and soon Silk Miller and his compadres have Blaze to deal with.

Starring: William S. Hart, Clara Williams, Jack Standing, Alfred Hollingsworth, Robert McKim, J. Frank Burke, Louise Glaum, John Gilbert ..
Directed by: Charles Swickard
Release date: 1916-03-05
Best Western Movies of 1916 : The Good Bad Man

The Good Bad Man

6.6/10 IMDB

An outlaw calling himself Passin' Through halts his "evil" ways long enough to help out some children in difficulty.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Sam De Grasse, Pomeroy Cannon, Joseph Singleton, Bessie Love, Mary Alden, George Beranger, Fred Burns, Jim Mason, Charles Stevens ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1916-04-21
Best Western Movies of 1916 : The Half-Breed

The Half-Breed

6.5/10 IMDB

In an attempt to brand himself as a serious actor, the smiling swashbuckler Douglas Fairbanks starred in THE HALF-BREED (1916), a Western melodrama written by Anita Loos and directed with flair by Allan Dwan. Fairbanks stars as Lo Dorman, who has been ostracized from society because of this mixed ethnicity - his Native American mother was abandoned by his white father. When Lo catches the eye of the rich white debutante Nellie (Jewel Carmen), he becomes a target for the racist Sheriff Dunn (Sam De Grasse), who wants to break them up and take Nelli for his own. This love triangle becomes a quadrangle with the arrival of Teresa (Alma Rubens), who is on the run from the law. Through fire and fury Lo must decide who and what he truly loves.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Alma Rubens, Sam De Grasse, Tom Wilson, Frank Brownlee, Jewel Carmen, George Beranger, Elmo Lincoln ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1916-07-30
Best Western Movies of 1916 : The Return of Draw Egan

The Return of Draw Egan

6.5/10 IMDB

Outlaw leader "Draw" Egan, believed dead, turns up in the town of Yellow Dog. The townsfolk believe him to be William Blake, a strong and law-abiding man. They appoint him sheriff to rid the town of the hoodlums who have nearly taken over. He does so with dispatch, becoming a genuinely lawful and respected member of the town's society. But then Arizona Joe, one of Egan's old gang, shows up in Yellow Dog, threatening to expose Egan if he doesn't help his old comrade take over the town......

Starring: William S. Hart, Margery Wilson, Robert McKim, Louise Glaum, J.P. Lockney, Dorothy Benham, Hector Dion, J.H. Gilmour, Aggie Herring, Florence La Badie ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1916-10-14
Best Western Movies of 1916 : A Bandit's Wager

A Bandit's Wager

5.7/10 IMDB

After a man and his sister move West, she fights off the advances of a bandit who makes a bet that one day she will kiss him without any pressure from him.

Starring: John Ford, Francis Ford, Grace Cunard ..
Directed by: Francis Ford
Release date: 1916-11-05

The Patriot

7.4/10 IMDB

Family relationships of a New Mexico family are just one part of this silent cowboy western about a war veteran who finds a goldmine. He wants to earn enough money to take care of his young son, but crooked officials swindle him out of the mine, and then his son is killed. He swears vengeance and joins up with Mexican bandit, "Pancho Zapilla", who intends to destroy his whole town.

Starring: William S. Hart, Georgie Stone, Francis Carpenter, Joe Goodboy, Roy Laidlaw, Milton Ross, P. Dempsey Tabler, Charles K. French ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1916-03-09
Best Western Movies of 1916 : The Three Godfathers

The Three Godfathers

7.2/10 IMDB

Three outlaws fleeing a posse through the desert come upon a dying woman and her baby in a wagon. Before she passes away, she makes the men promise to take care of her baby and get it safely through the desert.

Starring: Stella LeSaint, Harry Carey, George Berrell, Joe Rickson, Jack Hoxie, Frank Lanning, J.F. Briscoe ..
Directed by: Edward LeSaint
Release date: 1916-06-18
Best Western Movies of 1916 : The Aryan

The Aryan

6.9/10 IMDB

Steve Denton, rich from years of prospecting, is fleeced by the citizens of Yellow Ridge. In his rage, he kidnaps the woman most responsible and makes her his slave in a desert hideaway.

Starring: William S. Hart, Gertrude Claire, Charles K. French, Louise Glaum, Herschel Mayall, Ernest Swallow, Bessie Love, J. Barney Sherry, Enid Bennett, John Gilbert ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1916-04-09
Best Western Movies of 1916 : A Sister of Six

A Sister of Six

5.8/10 IMDB

A young woman and her five little brothers and sisters are left orphans by the murder of their father over gold found on his ranch. Together the seven offspring fight against their greedy neighbors to keep what is rightfully theirs.

Starring: Ben Lewis, Bessie Love, Georgie Stone, Violet Radcliffe, 'Baby' Carmen De Rue, Francis Carpenter, Beulah Burns, Lloyd Perl, Ralph Lewis, Frank Bennett ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin, Chester M. Franklin
Release date: 1916-10-29
Best Western Movies of 1916 : Two Men of Sandy Bar

Two Men of Sandy Bar

0.0/10 IMDB

John Oakhurst, a gentleman gambler, befriends Sandy Morton, who has dissipated his birthright through gambling and excessive drinking and dropped from his father's sight. Although Oakhurst soon takes Sandy's place in the affections of his father, he boards a train heading West and meets Pritchard, an alcoholic, and his wife, the Duchess. Pritchard is wanted by the law and Oakhurst helps him to escape detectives who are on his trail.

Starring: Hobart Bosworth, Jack Curtis, Charles H. Hickman, Emory Johnson, Yona Landowska, Gretchen Lederer ..
Directed by: Lloyd B. Carleton
Release date: 1916-04-03

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