Best Western Movies of 1944


Tall in the Saddle

7.0/10 IMDB

When Rocklin (John Wayne) arrives in a western town he finds that the rancher who hired him as a foreman has been murdered. He is out to solve the murder and thwart the scheming to take the ranch from its rightful owner.

Starring: John Wayne, Ella Raines, Ward Bond, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Audrey Long, Elisabeth Risdon, Donald Douglas, Paul Fix, Russell Wade, Emory Parnell ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1944-09-29
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill

6.4/10 IMDB

Scout William F. Cody (Joel McCrea) marries a U.S. senator's daughter (Maureen O'Hara), fights the Cheyenne and leads a Wild West show.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Maureen O'Hara, Linda Darnell, Thomas Mitchell, Edgar Buchanan, Anthony Quinn, Moroni Olsen, Frank Fenton, Matt Briggs, George Lessey ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1944-04-02
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Buckaroo Bugs

Buckaroo Bugs

7.3/10 IMDB

Red Hot Ryder is sent to catch the Masked Marauder (Bugs Bunny) who is terrorizing a small Western town.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Robert C. Bruce ..
Directed by: Bob Clampett
Release date: 1944-08-26
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Can't Help Singing

Can't Help Singing

6.3/10 IMDB

With the California Gold Rush beginning, Senator Frost's singing daughter Caroline loves a young army officer; the Senator can't stand him, and has him sent to California. Headstrong Caroline follows him by train, riverboat, and covered wagon, gaining companions en route: a vagrant Russian prince and gambler Johnny Lawlor, who just might take her mind off the army.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Robert Paige, Akim Tamiroff, David Bruce, Leonid Kinskey, June Vincent, Ray Collins, Andrew Tombes, Thomas Gomez, Clara Blandick ..
Directed by: Frank Ryan
Release date: 1944-12-25
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Nevada


6.1/10 IMDB

Just as Nevada wins $7000 in yellowback bills, Ben Ide takes his $7000 and heads out to buy mining equipment. Burridge has his man Powell kill Ide and retrieve the money and Nevada finds Ide just as the posse arrives. Found with the money Nevada is arrested and Burridge now gets Powell to incite the local citizens to lynch Nevada.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Anne Jeffreys, Nancy Gates, Guinn Williams, Craig Reynolds, Richard Martin, Harry Woods, Alan Ward, Edmund Glover, Larry Wheat ..
Directed by: Edward Killy
Release date: 1944-12-25


6.8/10 IMDB

Julie's husband has been murdered and land agents want her to sign away her property rights. Hoppy warns against this but she does so anyway. It looks as though she will be unable to deliver the timber called for in her agreement. Hoppy has to make the lumber deal happened and solve the murder.

Starring: William Boyd, Andy Clyde, Jimmy Rogers, Douglass Dumbrille, Ellen Hall, Francis McDonald, Ethel Wales, Hal Taliaferro, Charles Morton, Herbert Rawlinson ..
Directed by: Lesley Selander
Release date: 1944-04-28
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Hands Across the Border

Hands Across the Border

6.3/10 IMDB

Horse breeders Adams and Brock are vying for the Army contract. When Adams is killed trying to ride his horse Trigger, Roy saves the horse from being shot. He trains him and then plans to ride him in the race to win the contract.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, Ruth Terry, Guinn Williams, Onslow Stevens, Mary Treen, Joseph Crehan, Duncan Renaldo, LeRoy Mason, Janet Martin ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1944-01-05
Best Western Movies of 1944 : Lights of Old Santa Fe

Lights of Old Santa Fe

6.2/10 IMDB

Sandwiched in between the numerous musical numbers, the Gabby Whittaker and Madden rodeo's are competing for bookings. When Gabby gets a date in Albuquerque, Madden has his man destroy his equipment. Roy finds a broken rawhide rope at the scene and uses it to bring Madden to justice.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George "Gabby" Hayes, Dale Evans, Tom Keene, Lloyd Corrigan, Trigger, Claire Du Brey, Arthur Loft, Roy Barcroft, Lucien Littlefield ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1944-11-06
Best Western Movies of 1944 : The Falcon Out West

The Falcon Out West

6.1/10 IMDB

When a Texas playboy is murdered in a New York City nightclub the Falcon investigates. When he learns that the victim was slipped rattlesnake venom, the trail leads to Texas, his own kidnapping and near death.

Starring: Tom Conway, Carole Gallagher, Barbara Hale, Joan Barclay, Cliff Clark, Edward Gargan, Minor Watson, Donald Douglas, Lyle Talbot, Lee Trent ..
Directed by: William Clemens
Release date: 1944-03-17

Gentle Annie

6.1/10 IMDB

The Goss family live on a farm they call the dust bowl where the wind blows during the day and the coyotes howl at night. When the train is robbed, everyone thinks that Cotton and Violet were the ones that did the job, but no one has any proof. US Marshal Lloyd Richland comes into town in disguise to find the truth and he finds that the sheriff is corrupt and that the Goss family is gosh darn nice. They take in Richland and a stranded woman named Mary without any questions. Cotton believes that Sheriff Tatum shot their pa in the back, and the sheriff is now trying to plug the boys. Richland is looking for the train robbers, and at the same time is keeping an eye on Tatum and the lovely young Mary.

Starring: James Craig, Donna Reed, Harry Morgan, Marjorie Main, Paul Langton, Barton MacLane, John Philliber, Morris Ankrum, Noah Beery, Frank Darien ..
Directed by: Andrew Marton
Release date: 1944-12-05

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