A gold prospector strikes it rich, but the crooks who run a frontier town take it away from him. He determines to get it back and clean up the town.

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'Silent' Budd Marr
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Betty Bryce
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Handsome Jack Pressley
Dorcas Matthews ...
Topaz Pressley
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'Grubstake' Higgins
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Preachin' Bill Hardy
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Milton Ross ...
Ames Mitchell (as Milton L. Ross)
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David Bryce
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A gold prospector strikes it rich, but the crooks who run a frontier town take it away from him. He determines to get it back and clean up the town.

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26 November 1917 (USA)  »

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Desert Dust  »

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Debuted at the majestic Million Dollar Theater, one of the pearls on the Los Angeles' historical Broadway district. The theater was one of the first movie palaces built in the US. It is located on 307 South Broadway, Los Angeles, across from the landmark Bradbury Building. The theater opened on February 1, 1918, and among the stars to turn out were Mary Pickford, Charles Chaplin and Lillian Gish, as well as hundreds of eager fans who lined up for two blocks. See more »

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Silent Western
15 September 2002 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

Prime early William S. Hart western. Although it lacks the elaborate and fantastic structure of Hart's HELL'S HINGES. the prints of this survive better. The story is nothing surprising to someone familiar with western films, but it is told with a simplicity and honesty that lift it far above ordinary Saturday Oater fare.


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