Best Western Movies of 1931


The Vanishing Legion

6.8/10 IMDB

A mysterious master criminal known as The Voice plots with his gang to sabotage the Milesburg Oil Company, but the rightful heir has a secret army of her own to protect her rights.

Starring: Harry Carey, Edwina Booth, William Desmond, Frankie Darro, Philo McCullough, Yakima Canutt, Joe Bonomo, Tom Dugan, Lafe McKee, Bob Kortman ..
Directed by: Ford Beebe, B. Reeves Eason
Release date: 1931-06-01


5.9/10 IMDB

When the government opens up the Oklahoma territory for settlement, restless Yancey Cravat claims a plot of the free land for himself and moves his family there from Wichita. A newspaperman, lawyer, and just about everything else, Cravat soon becomes a leading citizen of the boom town of Osage. Once the town is established, however, he begins to feel confined once again, and heads for the Cherokee Strip, leaving his family behind. During this and other absences, his wife Sabra must learn to take care of herself and soon becomes prominent in her own right.

Starring: Richard Dix, Irene Dunne, Estelle Taylor, Nance O'Neil, William Collier Jr., Roscoe Ates, George E. Stone, Stanley Fields, Robert McWade, Edna May Oliver ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1931-02-09
Best Western Movies of 1931 : The Cisco Kid

The Cisco Kid

6.8/10 IMDB

The Cisco Kid rides again! This time, he robs a bank to save pretty widow Sally Benton and her ranch. After developing a good relationship with Sally’s children, he risks life and limb in order to save her little one. Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Conchita Montenegro and Nora Lane star in this western tale.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Edmund Lowe, Conchita Montenegro, Nora Lane, Frederick Burt, Willard Robertson, James Bradbury Jr., John Webb Dillion, Charles Stevens, Chris-Pin Martin ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1931-11-14
Best Western Movies of 1931 : Wild Horse

Wild Horse

6.1/10 IMDB

Ben Hall offers $1000 for the wild Devil Horse which Jim Wright and Skeeter capture. While Jim is away, Gil Davis kills Skeeter and takes the horse. The Sheriff then arrests Jim for Skeeter's murder. But unknown to them, an outlaw witnessed the killing

Starring: Hoot Gibson, Alberta Vaughn, Stepin Fetchit, Neal Hart, Edmund Cobb, George Bunny, Edward Peil Sr., Skeeter Bill Robbins, Joe Rickson, Fred Gilman ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe, Sidney Algier
Release date: 1931-08-02
Best Western Movies of 1931 : The Squaw Man

The Squaw Man

6.4/10 IMDB

Jim Wyngate, an English aristocrat, comes to the American West under a cloud of suspicion for embezzlement actually committed by his cousin Lord Henry. In Wyoming, Wyngate runs afoul of cattle rustler Cash Hawkins by rescuing the Indian girl Naturich from Hawkins. Wyngate marries Naturich, but then learns that his cousin Lord Henry has been killed and has cleared his name before dying. As Wyngate has long loved Lady Diana, Lord Henry's wife, he is perplexed at his situation. But fate takes a hand and resolves matters as Wyngate could not have predicted.

Starring: Warner Baxter, Lupe Vélez, Eleanor Boardman, Charles Bickford, Roland Young, Paul Cavanagh, Raymond Hatton, Julia Faye, DeWitt Jennings, J. Farrell MacDonald ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1931-09-04
Best Western Movies of 1931 : The Great Meadow

The Great Meadow

6.2/10 IMDB

Pioneers and a family man (John Mack Brown) leave Virginia for Kentucky during the Revolutionary War.

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Eleanor Boardman, Lucille La Verne, Anita Louise, Gavin Gordon ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin
Release date: 1931-01-24
Best Western Movies of 1931 : Fighting Caravans

Fighting Caravans

5.7/10 IMDB

Clint Belmet (Gary Cooper) is a bit of a firebrand and is sentenced to at least 30 days in jail, but his partners, Bill Jackson (Ernest Torrence) and Jim Bridger (Tully Marshall) talk a sympathetic Frenchwoman named Felice (Lili Damita) into telling the bumbling, drunken marshal that Clint had married her the previous night. Clint is released so he can accompany Felice on the wagon train heading west to California.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Lili Damita, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall, Fred Kohler, Eugene Pallette, Roy Stewart, May Boley, Eve Southern, Frank Campeau ..
Directed by: Otto Brower, David Burton
Release date: 1931-02-01
Best Western Movies of 1931 : The Range Feud

The Range Feud

5.9/10 IMDB

Clint Turner is arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Judy's father, a rival rancher who was an enemy of his own father, and his best friend, Sheriff Buck Gordon sets out to find the real killer in the face of pressure for a quick lynching of Clint.

Starring: Buck Jones, John Wayne, Susan Fleming, Edward LeSaint, Will Walling, Harry Woods, Frank Austin, Wallace MacDonald, Blackjack Ward, Jack Curtis ..
Directed by: D. Ross Lederman
Release date: 1931-12-01
Best Western Movies of 1931 : The Painted Desert

The Painted Desert

5.1/10 IMDB

Western pardners Jeff and Cash find a baby boy in an otherwise deserted emigrants' camp, and clash over which is to be "father." They are still bitterly feuding years later when they own adjacent ranches. Bill, the foundling whom Cash has raised to young manhood, wants to end the feud and extends an olive branch toward Jeff, who now has a lovely daughter. But during a mining venture, the bitterness escalates. Is Bill to be set against his own adoptive father?

Starring: William Boyd, Helen Twelvetrees, William Farnum, J. Farrell MacDonald, Clark Gable, Charles Sellon, Wade Boteler, Will Walling, Hugh Adams, Edmund Breese ..
Directed by: Howard Higgin
Release date: 1931-03-07

Cavalier of the West

5.9/10 IMDB

Burgess and Greeley are rustling horses and shooting Indians. When they kill Manual they frame Lieutenant Allister. His older brother John now attempts to defend him at his murder trial.

Starring: Harry Carey, Carmen Laroux, Kane Richmond, Christina Montt, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Ted Adams, Maston Williams, Paul Panzer, Ben Corbett, Lew Meehan ..
Release date: 1931-11-15

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