Best Western Movies of 1930


The Big Trail

7.2/10 IMDB

Young scout Breck Coleman leads a wagon train along the dangerous trail to Oregon as he tries to get the affection of the beautiful pioneer Ruth Cameron and plans his revenge on the harsh scoundrels who murdered a friend of his in the past.

Starring: John Wayne, Marguerite Churchill, El Brendel, Tully Marshall, Tyrone Power Sr., David Rollins, Frederick Burton, Ian Keith, Charles Stevens, Louise Carver ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Texan

The Texan

6.6/10 IMDB

The Texan is a 1930 American Western film directed by John Cromwell and starring Gary Cooper and Fay Wray. Based on the short story "The Double-Dyed Deceiver" by O. Henry, the film is about a daring bandit called the Llano Kid who shoots a young gambler in self-defense and is forced to hide from the law.

Starring: Fay Wray, Gary Cooper, Emma Dunn, Oscar Apfel, James A. Marcus, Donald Reed, Soledad Jiménez, Veda Buckland, César Vanoni, Ed Brady ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1930-05-10

River's End

5.6/10 IMDB

Sgt. Conniston and his alcoholic guide O'Toole are on the trail of an escaped murderer named Keith. When they catch up with him in the farthest reaches of Northern Canada, Keith turns out to be a dead ringer for Conniston. On the way back, the sled overturns, Keith grabs the gun and leaves them to die in the snow. After second thoughts he comes back and brings them to safety at an RCMP emergency cabin. Conniston dies of a frozen lung.

Starring: Charles Bickford, Evalyn Knapp, J. Farrell MacDonald, Zasu Pitts, Walter McGrail, David Torrence, Frank Coghlan Jr., Tom Santschi, Alice Belcher, Lionel Belmore ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1930-11-01
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Cactus Kid

The Cactus Kid

6.4/10 IMDB

Mickey walks into the tavern where Minnie is dancing, and begins to dance and play piano himself. Pegleg Pete comes in and treats Minnie badly. Mickey tries to defend her, but Pete steals her away. Mickey, riding Horace Horsecollar, gives chase. He manages to throw Pete off a cliff.

Starring: Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner ..
Directed by: Walt Disney
Release date: 1930-05-14
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Way Out West

Way Out West

5.7/10 IMDB

Wise-guy carnival barker Windy bilks a group of cowboys out of their money, gets caught and is forced into working off the debt on their ranch. He falls in love with Molly, the pretty owner of the ranch, but runs afoul of foreman Steve, who also loves Molly.

Starring: William Haines, Leila Hyams, Polly Moran, Cliff Edwards, Francis X. Bushman Jr., Vera Marshe, Charles Middleton, Jack Pennick, Buddy Roosevelt, Jay Wilsey ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1930-08-02
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Men of the North

Men of the North

5.5/10 IMDB

Part of a gold shipment has been stolen and the Sergeant suspects Louis LeBey. When Louis is attracted to newly arrived Nedra Ruskin, Woolie-Woolie becomes jealous and tells the Sergeant where Louis hid the gold. First Louis rescues the Sergeant whose dog team crashes chasing him and then he saves Nedra from an avalanche. When he returns the injured Nedra to the settlement, the Sergeant takes him prisoner.

Starring: Gilbert Roland, Barbara Leonard, Arnold Korff, Robert Elliott, George Davis, Nina Quartero, Dorothy DeBorba, Helmut Gorin, Frank Lackteen, Margaret Mann ..
Directed by: Hal Roach
Release date: 1930-09-27
Best Western Movies of 1930 : The Lash

The Lash

5.4/10 IMDB

A nobleman returns home to Southern California after the Mexican American War to find his people mistreated by unscrupulous Americans.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Mary Astor, Marian Nixon, Fred Kohler, James Rennie, Robert Edeson, Erville Alderson, Barbara Bedford, Arthur Stone, Xavier Cugat ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1930-12-14

The Land of Missing Men

5.9/10 IMDB

Steve O'Neil robs the stage and kidnaps Nita to keep Lopez from doing the same. Then he and Buckshot head for Lopez's hideout for a showdown. The townspeople head after them not knowing what they will find.

Starring: Bob Steele, Al St. John, Eddie Dunn, Caryl Lincoln, Al J. Jennings, Fern Emmett, Emilio Fernández, Noah Hendricks, C.R. Dufau ..
Directed by: John P. McCarthy
Release date: 1930-10-14
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

6.1/10 IMDB

Billy, after shooting down land baron William Donovan's henchmen for killing Billy's boss, is hunted down and captured by his friend, Sheriff Pat Garrett. He escapes and is on his way to Mexico when Garrett, recapturing him, must decide whether to bring him in or to let him go.

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Wallace Beery, Kay Johnson, Karl Dane, Wyndham Standing, Russell Simpson, Blanche Friderici, Roscoe Ates, Warner Richmond, James A. Marcus ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1930-10-18
Best Western Movies of 1930 : Under Texas Skies

Under Texas Skies

5.3/10 IMDB

Three cowboys try to stop a crook from defrauding an orphan girl out of her money.

Starring: Bob Custer, Natalie Kingston ..
Directed by: J.P. McGowan
Release date: 1930-11-15

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