The Great Train Robbery 1903 This is the film that started it all! A group of bandits stage a brazen train hold-up, only to find a determined posse hot on their heels. Director – Edwin S. Porter(uncredited) Writers – Scott Marble (story, )Edwin S. Porter (uncredited) Stars – Gilbert M.Continue Reading

Bucking Broadway 1917 A ranch foreman battles a rich stockbroker for the affections of a beautiful young woman. Director – John Ford Writer – George Hively (story) Stars- Harry Carey, Molly Malone. L.M. WellsContinue Reading

Hell Bent 1918 Universal Film Manufacturing Company Directed by John Ford Screenplay by John Ford, Harry Carey, Eugene B. Lewis Starring: Harry Carey, Neva Gerber, Duke R. Lee, Joe Harris, Vester Pegg Synopsis A novelist receives a letter denying the existence of the characters in his stories. In reply, theContinue Reading

The Covered Wagon The Covered Wagon is a Western directed by James Cruze featuring J. Warren Kerrigan, Lois Wilson, Alan Hale, Ernest Torrence, Tully Marshall, Ethel Wales, Charles Ogle and many others. The film is about the trials and tribulations of early pioneers who set out westward across the continentContinue Reading

The Iron Horse (1924) Director: John Ford Writer: Charles Kenyon, John Russell Cinematography: Geirge Schneiderman Production: Fox Film Corporation (United States) Starring: George O’Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull Year: 8/1924 Duration: 150′ A romanticised view of the completion of the first American transcontinental railroad by the Union Pacific andContinue Reading