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Hell's Hinges (1916)

Unrated  |   |  Romance, Western  |  5 March 1916 (USA)
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In the wayward western town known as Hell's Hinges, a local tough guy is reformed by the faith of a good woman.

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Blaze Tracy (as W.S. Hart)
Clara Williams ...
Faith Henley
Jack Standing ...
Rev. Robert Henley
Alfred Hollingsworth ...
Silk Miller
Robert McKim ...
A Clergyman
J. Frank Burke ...
Zeb Taylor
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Dolly
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When Reverend Robert Henley and his sister Faith arrive in the town of Hell's Hinges, saloon owner Silk Miller and his cohorts sense danger to their evil ways. They hire gunman Blaze Tracy to run the minister out of town. But Blaze finds something in Faith Henley that turns him around, and soon Silk Miller and his compadres have Blaze to deal with. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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This film was selected to the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, in 1994. See more »

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Blaze Tracy: I reckon God ain't wantin' me much, ma'am, but when I look at you, I feel I've been ridin' the wrong trail.
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Nothing more than blatant Christian propaganda
29 December 2014 | by (Venezuela) – See all my reviews

My rating: 3.0/10

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From a technical standpoint, Hell's Hinges is a solidly made film for its time and it had a promising Western premise. It had a somewhat interesting start but soon I realized that from its core this movie was nothing more than blatant Christian propaganda and one that was very heavy-handed, sometimes laughable, and utterly poorly dated. None of the characters were believably portrayed and that was one of its biggest flaws, but what mostly ruined it was the lack of tact in the conveying of the message it intended to send.


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