Best Western Movies of 1941


They Died with Their Boots On

7.2/10 IMDB

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Ridges, John Litel, Walter Hampden, Sydney Greenstreet ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-11-20

The Shepherd of the Hills

7.0/10 IMDB

Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to the hatred rampant in the mountains. However, the arrival of a stranger, Daniel Howitt, begins to positively affect the mountain people, who learn to shed their hatred under his gentle influence

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi, James Barton, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, John Qualen ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1941-07-18


6.7/10 IMDB

Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers.

Starring: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft, Edgar Buchanan, Don Beddoe, Andrew Tombes, Addison Richards, Edmund MacDonald, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1941-10-09
Best Western Movies of 1941 : Western Union

Western Union

6.7/10 IMDB

When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor.

Starring: Robert Young, Randolph Scott, Dean Jagger, Virginia Gilmore, John Carradine, Chill Wills, Slim Summerville, Barton MacLane, Russell Hicks, Victor Kilian ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1941-02-21
Best Western Movies of 1941 : Hands Across the Rockies

Hands Across the Rockies

6.1/10 IMDB

Wild Bill Hickock (Bill Elliott) and Cannonball (Dub Taylor) help two young people in love (Mary Daily and Stanley Brown) and bring the murderer (Kenneth MacDonald) of Cannonball's father to justice.

Starring: Bill Elliott, Dub Taylor, Frank LaRue, Kenneth MacDonald, Mary Daily, Donald Curtis, Tom Moray, Stanley Brown, Slim Whitaker, Harrison Greene ..
Directed by: Lambert Hillyer
Release date: 1941-06-19
Best Western Movies of 1941 : San Antonio Rose

San Antonio Rose

6.6/10 IMDB

San Antonio Rose is an amiably wacky mini-musical evenly divided between its "official" stars, The Merry Macs, and a strong cast of supporting clowns. Robert Paige plays roadhouse operator Con Conway, whose establishment is in danger of being squeezed out by its competition. Stranded entertainers Hope Holloway (Jane Frazee) and Gabby Trent (Eve Arden) decide to revivify Conway's establishment by staging an energetic floor show built around the talented Merry Macs. A rival club owner dispatches his two top hooligans Jigsaw Kennedy (Lon Chaney Jr.) and Benny the Bounce (Shemp Howard) to wreck Conway's club by posing as waiters, but the two stupes are easily cowed into submission--by the leading ladies!

Starring: Jane Frazee, Robert Paige, Eve Arden, Lon Chaney Jr., Shemp Howard, The Merry Macs, Richard Lane, Elaine Condos, Louis Da Pron, Charles Lang ..
Directed by: Charles Lamont
Release date: 1941-06-20
Best Western Movies of 1941 : Go West, Young Lady

Go West, Young Lady

6.4/10 IMDB

A young woman arrives in the western town of Headstone and helps the locals outsmart a gang of outlaws.

Starring: Penny Singleton, Glenn Ford, Ann Miller, Charles Ruggles, Allen Jenkins, Jed Prouty, Onslow Stevens, Edith Meiser, Bob Wills, Chief Many Treaties ..
Directed by: Frank R. Strayer
Release date: 1941-11-27
Best Western Movies of 1941 : Robbers of the Range

Robbers of the Range

6.5/10 IMDB

Railroad agents frame a landowner who wont sell out to them.

Starring: Tim Holt, Virginia Vale, Ray Whitley, Emmett Lynn, LeRoy Mason, Howard Hickman, Ernie Adams, Frank LaRue, Ray Bennett, Tom London ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1941-04-17
Best Western Movies of 1941 : Red River Valley

Red River Valley

6.5/10 IMDB

To bring water to their valley, ranchers have raised money to build a dam. When that money is stolen, Allison suggests the ranchers sell their stock to a friend of his thereby getting the money needed to complete the dam. Roy has a clue that Allison was involved in the robbery and is out to get control of the valley. So Roy and the boys try to delay the sale of the stock while they look for proof against Allison.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Sally Payne, Trevor Bardette, Gale Storm, Robert Homans, Hal Taliaferro, Lynton Brent, Sons of the Pioneers, Chuck Baldra ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1941-12-12
Best Western Movies of 1941 : The Gunman From Bodie

The Gunman From Bodie

6.3/10 IMDB

The Rough Riders are after a gang of rustlers. Marshal Roberts is posing as a wanted outlaw, McCall is the Marshal supposedly after him, and Sandy is on hand as a cook. Roberts hopes his joining the gang will help bring them in.

Starring: Buck Jones, Tim McCoy, Raymond Hatton, Christine McIntyre, Dave O'Brien, Robert Frazer, Charles King, Lynton Brent, Max Waizmann, Gene Alsace ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1941-09-19

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