Best Western Movies of 1917


Straight Shooting

6.2/10 IMDB

Cattleman Flint cuts off farmer Sims' water supply. When Sims' son Ted goes for water, one of Flint's men kills him. Cheyenne is sent to finish off Sims, but finding the family at the newly dug grave, he changes sides.

Starring: Harry Carey, Duke R. Lee, George Berrell, Molly Malone, Ted Brooks, Hoot Gibson, Milton Brown, Vester Pegg ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1917-08-27
Best Western Movies of 1917 : '49–'17


5.8/10 IMDB

A judge who had taken part in the gold rush of 1849 hires an acting troupe to recreate the experience in this rather fanciful silent Western. The make-believe turns serious when a real gold mine is discovered nearby and a local girl is kidnapped by a nasty gambler.

Starring: Joseph W. Girard, Leo Pierson, William Dyer, Mattie Witting, George C. Pearce, Jean Hersholt, Donna Drew, Phyllis Haver, Bud Osborne, Zasu Pitts ..
Directed by: Ruth Ann Baldwin
Release date: 1917-10-15
Best Western Movies of 1917 : The Man from Painted Post

The Man from Painted Post

7.1/10 IMDB

In order to find out who's behind a cattle rustling operation that's hurting ranchers, a detective for the Cattleman's Protective Association pretends to be a tenderfoot from back east who's just arrived in the area and doesn't know how to ride, rope or shoot.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks, Eileen Percy, Frank Campeau, Frank Clark, Herbert Standing, William Lowery, Rhea Haines, Charles Stevens, Monte Blue ..
Directed by: Joseph Henabery
Release date: 1917-09-29
Best Western Movies of 1917 : The Square Deal Man

The Square Deal Man

7.0/10 IMDB

A gambler decides to play one last game before he turns over a new leaf. However, during the game one of the players accuses him of cheating. Suddenly the lights go out, shots are fired and when the lights come back on, one of the players is dead. The gambler is accused of the killing. He didn't do it, but has to find out who did, and why he was framed for it.

Starring: William S. Hart, Mary McIvor, Joseph J. Dowling, Mary Jane Irving, J. Frank Burke, Darrell Foss, Kisaburô Kurihara, Milton Ross, Charles O. Rush ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1917-05-25
Best Western Movies of 1917 : The Silent Man

The Silent Man

6.7/10 IMDB

A hard-working prospector enters the town of Bakeoven to stake his claim, only to have his rights stolen and his face on "Wanted" posters. He plans reprisal.

Starring: William S. Hart, Vola Vale, Robert McKim, Dorcas Matthews, J.P. Lockney, George Nichols, Gertrude Claire, Milton Ross, Harold Goodwin, Bob Kortman ..
Directed by: William S. Hart
Release date: 1917-11-26

His Foothill Folly

5.1/10 IMDB

Raymond Griffith out in the wild west, and in the process takes care of the bad guy to save his gal.

Starring: Raymond Griffith, Elinor Field, Frank Bond, Marianne De La Torre, Bert De Vore, A. Edward Sutherland ..
Directed by: Reggie Morris
Release date: 1917-09-02
Best Western Movies of 1917 : The Conqueror

The Conqueror

0.0/10 IMDB

The life of Sam Houston, soldier, statesman, patriot and one of the founders of the Republic of Texas, is depicted.

Starring: William Farnum, Jewel Carmen, Charles Clary, James A. Marcus, William Eagle Shirt ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1917-09-16
Best Western Movies of 1917 : Pay Me!

Pay Me!

0.0/10 IMDB

During a violent disagreement, a miner strangles his partner and accidentally shoots the man's wife. He then deserts his own wife and son to elope with the saloon keeper's daughter. As they are fleeing, the girl discovers the deed and insists upon caring for the baby found in the dead wife's arms.

Starring: Lon Chaney, J. Edwin Brown, William Clifford, Evelyn Selbie, Tom Wilson ..
Directed by: Joseph De Grasse
Release date: 1917-09-01

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