Best Western Movies of 1943


The Ox-Bow Incident

8.0/10 IMDB

Gil Carter and Art Croft ride into a small Nevada town plagued by cattle thieves. Initially suspected of being the rustlers themselves, Carter and Croft eventually join a posse out to get the criminals, who also may be involved in a recent shooting. When the posse closes in on a group that could be the fugitives, they must decide on a course of action, with numerous lives hanging in the balance.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Dana Andrews, Mary Beth Hughes, Anthony Quinn, Jane Darwell, Matt Briggs, Frank Conroy, Marc Lawrence, William Eythe, Paul Hurst ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1943-03-11
Best Western Movies of 1943 : In Old Oklahoma

In Old Oklahoma

6.5/10 IMDB

Cowboy Dan Somers and oilman Jim "Hunk" Gardner compete for oil lease rights on Indian land in Oklahoma, as well as for the favors of schoolteacher Cathy Allen.

Starring: John Wayne, Martha Scott, Albert Dekker, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Marjorie Rambeau, Dale Evans, Grant Withers, Sidney Blackmer, Paul Fix, Cecil Cunningham ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1943-12-06
Best Western Movies of 1943 : A Lady Takes a Chance

A Lady Takes a Chance

6.4/10 IMDB

A city girl on a bus tour of the West encounters a handsome rodeo cowboy who helps her forget her simpy city suitors.

Starring: Jean Arthur, John Wayne, Phil Silvers, Charles Winninger, Mary Field, Don Costello, John Philliber, Grady Sutton, Jean Stevens, Grant Withers ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1943-08-19
Best Western Movies of 1943 : The Desperadoes

The Desperadoes

6.5/10 IMDB

Popular mailcoach driver Uncle Willie is in fact in league with the town's crooked banker. They plan to have the bank robbed after emptying it, and when Willie's choice for this doesn't show in time, he gets some local boys to do it. When his man does turn up he decides to stick around, as he is pals with the sheriff and also takes a shine to Willie's daughter Allison. This gives the bad men several new problems.

Starring: Randolph Scott, Claire Trevor, Glenn Ford, Evelyn Keyes, Edgar Buchanan, Guinn Williams, Raymond Walburn, Porter Hall, Irving Bacon, Francis Ford ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1943-05-25
Best Western Movies of 1943 : Riders of the Northwest Mounted

Riders of the Northwest Mounted

5.7/10 IMDB

Fur thieves, who murder trappers when they refuse to give up their pelts at a low price, occupy the attention of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. The leader of the gang is Victor Renaud (Dick Curtis), also the mayor of the small Canadian town where the gang is headquartered. Lucky Kerrigan is broken from the mounted service for apparent disobedience to orders, which results in the death of a fellow Mountie. Lucky, working undercover, aids the Mounties in rounding up the gang and gains back his uniform, and also the love of Gabrielle Renaud (Adele Mara), Renaud's sister who was unaware of his criminal activities.

Starring: Russell Hayden, Dub Taylor, Bob Wills, Richard Bailey, Dick Curtis, Jack Ingram, Adele Mara, Vernon Steele, Wen Wright, The Texas Playboys ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1943-02-15

The Outlaw

5.5/10 IMDB

Newly appointed sheriff Pat Garrett is pleased when his old friend Doc Holliday arrives in Lincoln, New Mexico on the stage. Doc is trailing his stolen horse, and it is discovered in the possession of Billy the Kid. In a surprising turnaround, Billy and Doc become friends. This causes the friendship between Doc and Pat to cool. The odd relationship between Doc and Billy grows stranger when Doc hides Billy at his girl Rio's place after Billy is shot.

Starring: Jane Russell, Jack Buetel, Thomas Mitchell, Walter Huston, Mimi Aguglia, Joe Sawyer, Gene Rizzi, Ben Johnson, Julian Rivero ..
Directed by: Howard Hughes, Howard Hawks
Release date: 1943-02-05
Best Western Movies of 1943 : Blazing Guns

Blazing Guns

6.5/10 IMDB

The Governor sends Ken and Hoot to clean up the town of Willow Springs.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, LeRoy Mason, Emmett Lynn, Weldon Heyburn, Roy Brent, Eddie Gribbon, Lloyd Ingraham, George Kamel, Robbie Kavanaugh ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1943-10-08
Best Western Movies of 1943 : Leather Burners

Leather Burners

6.7/10 IMDB

As rustled cattle have mysteriously disappeared, Johnny sends for his friend Hoppy, Hoppy arrives and immediately suspects Dan Slack. Realizing his telegram about Slack was intercepted, he locks up the operator Lafe knowing he can escape. Tailing Lafe he finds a secret entrance to a mine and inside finds the missing cattle. But Slack's men also find him just as the cattle are stampeded through the mine shaft.

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jay Kirby, Victor Jory, George Givot, Ellanora Needles, Bobby Larson, George Reeves, Robert Mitchum, Hal Taliaferro ..
Directed by: Joseph Henabery
Release date: 1943-05-28
Best Western Movies of 1943 : Calling Wild Bill Elliott

Calling Wild Bill Elliott

7.0/10 IMDB

When territorial governor Steven Nichols (Herbert Heyes) terrorizes the population with violence and heavy taxes, the Culver family stands up to him, but after the family patriarch is murdered, wandering gunslinger Wild Bill Elliott (Wild Bill Elliott) is falsely accused of the crime.

Starring: Bill Elliott, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Anne Jeffreys, Herbert Heyes, Robert 'Buzz' Henry, Fred Kohler Jr., Roy Barcroft, Eve March, Burr Caruth, Bud Geary ..
Directed by: Spencer Gordon Bennet
Release date: 1943-04-30
Best Western Movies of 1943 : Death Valley Rangers

Death Valley Rangers

6.1/10 IMDB

When a fed-up businessman tires of watching gold shipments disappear without a trace, he calls in the Trail Blazers (Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson and Bob Steele) -- a legendary trio of law enforcers -- to find the gold and figure out who's behind the thefts.

Starring: Ken Maynard, Hoot Gibson, Bob Steele, Weldon Heyburn, Linda Brent, Bryant Washburn, Glenn Strange, Forrest Taylor, Karl Hackett, Charles King ..
Directed by: Robert Emmett Tansey
Release date: 1943-12-03

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