Best Western Movies of 1945


Flame of Barbary Coast

6.3/10 IMDB

Duke Fergus falls for Ann 'Flaxen' Tarry in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Boss Tito Morell, goes home, learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune, he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer; but the 1906 quake destroys his place.

Starring: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley, Virginia Grey, Russell Hicks, Jack Norton, Paul Fix, Manart Kippen, Eve Lynne ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1945-05-28

San Antonio

6.3/10 IMDB

Rancher Clay Hardin arrives in San Antonio to search for and capture Roy Stuart, notorious leader of a gang of cattle rustlers. The vicious outlaw is indeed in the Texan town, intent on winning the affections of a beautiful chanteuse named Jeanne Starr. When the lovely lady meets and falls in love with the charismatic Hardin, the stakes for both men become higher.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen, Florence Bates, John Litel, Paul Kelly, Robert Shayne, John Alvin, Monte Blue ..
Directed by: David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1945-11-29

Along Came Jones

6.5/10 IMDB

An easy-going cowboy is mistaken by the townsfolk for a notorious gunman. The cowboy decides it would be best to leave town, until he meets the gunman's girlfriend.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, Dan Duryea, Frank Sully, Don Costello, Walter Sande, Russell Simpson, Arthur Loft, Willard Robertson ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1945-07-19


6.0/10 IMDB

In 1871, professional gambler John Devlin elopes with Sandra "Sandy" Poli, daughter of Marko Poli, an immigrant who has risen to railroad tycoon. Sandy, knowing that the railroad is to be extended into Dakota, plans to use their $20,000 nest egg to buy land options to sell to the railroad at a profit. On the stage trip to Ft. Abercrombie, their fellow passengers are Jim Bender and Bigtree Collins, who practically own the town of Fargo and Devlin is aware that they are prepared to protect the little empire... trying to drive out the farmers by burning their property, destroying their wheat, and blaming the devastation on the Indians. Continuing their journey north on the river aboard the "River Bird', Sandy and John meet Captain Bounce, an irascible old seafarer. Two of Bendender's henchmen, Slagin and Carp, board the boat and relieve John of his $20,000 at gunpoint. Captain Bounce, chasing the robber's dinghy..

Starring: John Wayne, Vera Ralston, Walter Brennan, Ward Bond, Ona Munson, Hugo Haas, Mike Mazurki, Olive Blakeney, Paul Fix, Grant Withers ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1945-12-15
Best Western Movies of 1945 : Don't Fence Me In

Don't Fence Me In

6.7/10 IMDB

Wildcat Kelly has been dead and buried for years. Or has he? Dale is a reporter for an Eastern magazine who comes West to find out the true story of Kelly, of whom Gabby seems to have mysterious knowledge. Songs include the title song by Cole Porter and two famous songs by the Sons of the Pioneers, "The Last Roundup" and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds."

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Robert Livingston, Moroni Olsen, Marc Lawrence, Lucile Gleason, Andrew Tombes, Paul Harvey ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1945-10-20
Best Western Movies of 1945 : Man from Oklahoma

Man from Oklahoma

6.5/10 IMDB

The feuding Lanes and Whittakers are brought together with the help of Roy Rogers, when a business tycoon tries to play one family against the other.

Starring: Roy Rogers, Trigger, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Roger Pryor, Arthur Loft, Maude Eburne, Si Jenks, June Gittelson, Elaine Lange ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1945-07-01
Best Western Movies of 1945 : The Return of the Durango Kid

The Return of the Durango Kid

6.6/10 IMDB

A masked outlaw steals from bank robbers to help the poor.

Starring: Charles Starrett, Tex Harding, Jean Stevens, John Calvert, The Jesters ..
Directed by: Derwin Abrahams
Release date: 1945-04-19
Best Western Movies of 1945 : Hare Trigger

Hare Trigger

7.8/10 IMDB

Yosemite Sam is trying to rob the train that Bugs Bunny is riding on, and the two face off in several different ways.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Friz Freleng
Release date: 1945-05-05

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